Island Health reports 140 new COVID-19 cases

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Island Health reported 140 more COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total number of active cases to 333. Of those, 142 are in the central island region, 168 are in the south island and 23 are in the north. 

Twelve people are in hospital with COVID-19, one of them in ICU. One new death was reported, bringing the total to 29.

The province announced a number of new restrictions today because of rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, including the prohibition of indoor dining in restaurants and bars.

B.C. has administered 699,092 doses of the three COVID-19 vaccines, including 87,289 second doses, according to Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer.

Seniors aged 73 and over and Indigenous people over 55 can book their COVID-19 vaccine appointment today.

Across B.C., 1,856 more people have recovered from the virus, bringing the total to 89,722.

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