Oceanside records 34 COVID-19 cases for second straight week — COVID-19 update

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The Oceanside local health area reported 34 new COVID-19 cases between Oct. 31 and Nov. 6, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control (BC CDC). It was the second week in a row that saw the region record 34 cases.

Eighty-eight per cent of Oceanside residents over 12 have been given at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 85 per cent are fully vaccinated, according to the BC CDC’s COVID-19 surveillance dashboard.

Island Health reported 138 new COVID-19 cases and one death over the past two days. There are 546 active cases in the health authority, including 314 in the central Vancouver Island region. Sixty people are hospitalized in Island Health, including 13 in critical care, according to the BC CDC.

Over the past 48 hours, 23 more people died of COVID-19 in B.C. — 11 were in Vancouver Coastal Health, eight were in Fraser Health, two were in Interior Health and one each in Island Health and Northern Health, according to a media release from the province. 

B.C. recorded 992 new cases over the past two days, bringing the active case number to 4,265, including 384 people in hospital, 124 of whom are in critical care. 

Over 90 per cent (4,198,575) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 86.5 per cent (4,010,702) have received their second dose, according to the province. 

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