536 new cases of COVID-19 and 7deaths have been reported in British Columbia on Jan 14.
Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer of British Columbia said, “There are 4,624 active cases of COVID-19 in the province. There are 362 individuals currently hospitalized with COVID-19, 74 of whom are in intensive care. “
So far, 59,608 people have been tested positive for COVID- 19 and 52,605 have been recovered. 1,038 people have died from COVID- 19 In British Columbia. To date, 69,746 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine in B.C.
“We now have four confirmed cases of the U.K. variant in British Columbia. The latest case is in a returning traveler in the Vancouver Coastal Health region. We have also identified one case of the South African variant. This person, also in Vancouver Coastal Health region, has not recently travelled and an investigation is ongoing.”, Said Bonnie Henry.
“During this pandemic, our strength as a province has been all of us working together with a common purpose – to do all we can to keep our loved ones, our communities and ourselves safe – and to do that with kindness and compassion, tolerance and understanding., Bonnie Added.