Oceanside recorded zero new COVID-19 cases last week – COVID-19 update

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The Oceanside local health area recorded no new COVID-19 cases between June 13 and 19. 

The week before it reported two infections, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control (BC CDC).

The Greater Nanaimo local health area saw six new COVID-19 cases, a slight increase from the four it recorded the previous week.

There are 25 active COVID-19 cases in the Island Health region. Of those, 15 are in the central island region, nine are in the south island and one is in the north, according to Island Health. The BC CDC dashboard shows four people in hospital in the region, with two in critical care. No new COVID-19-related deaths were reported in Island Health. 

B.C. reported 75 new COVID-19 cases and three deaths since yesterday. There are now 1,111 active cases, including 113 people hospitalized with the virus, 34 of them in critical care, according to the BC CDC. 

The province has administered 4,652,087 doses of the three COVID-19 vaccines, 1,122,024 of which are second doses, according to a joint media release by Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer and Adrian Dix, minister of health.

B.C. has vaccinated 77.5 per cent of all adults and 76 per cent of those 12 and older. In addition, 25.9 per cent of all adults in B.C. and 24.2 per cent of those 12 and older have received their second dose, according to the release.

“Getting vaccinated is your ticket to travel and safe social connections. It is also our shared path to putting COVID-19 behind us as soon as possible. Let’s get moving forward to the brighter days ahead,” it reads.

Across B.C., 144,466 people have recovered from COVID-19, including 5,077 in Island Health.

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