908 new cases of COVID-19 and 3 deaths have been reported in British Columbia on March 26, 2021
Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer of British Columbia said,“There are 6,245 active cases of COVID-19 in the province. There are 294 individuals currently hospitalized with COVID-19, 81 of whom are in intensive care. “
So far, 95,677 people have been tested positive for COVID- 19 and 87,866 have been recovered.
1,449 people have died from COVID- 19 In British Columbia.
“There have been 140 new confirmed COVID-19 cases that are variants of concern in our province, for a total of 1,912 cases. Of the total cases, 258 are active and the remaining people have recovered. This includes 1,666 cases of the B.1.1.7 (U.K.) variant, 47 cases of the B.1.351 (South Africa) variant and 199 cases of the P.1 (Brazil) variant.”, said Bonnie Henry.
“While we are in a different stage of our COVID-19 pandemic than where we have been before – safe and effective vaccines that are increasing the protection for all of us – we are facing a sustained increase in clusters of new cases and outbreaks, including increasing cases caused by variants of concern. This is particularly concerning in the Lower Mainland areas..”, Bonnie added.