Vancouver Island adds 5 cases of COVID-19 over weekend

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The deaths were in a man in his 30s and another in his 60s from Winnipeg linked to an unspecified variant of concern as well as a Winnipeg woman in her 50s linked to the B.1.1.7 or alpha variant.

Total UK deaths since the start of the pandemic - within 28 days of a positive test - stand at 127,976. There may be a discrepancy from the daily case counts reported by the BCCDC and Island Health.

Data from the state health department's COVID-19 dashboard showed that the number of people hospitalized with the virus in southwestern Missouri had risen 72% from 154 at the beginning of the month to 265 on Friday.

In a written statement marking the first update on the pandemic since Friday, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix said there are now 1,204 active cases of the novel coronavirus in B.C.

Of the new cases, 42 were from Winnipeg, 24 from Southern, 14 from Interlake-Eastern, eight from Northern and five from Prairie Mountain.

Manitoba now has 2,075 active cases and 52,205 people have recovered.

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There are now 44 active cases of COVID-19 in the island region, including four people in hospital and one more in critical care, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control. That total includes 94 cases identified on Saturday, 90 cases found on Sunday and 45 cases identified Monday.

While more than 1 million New Mexicans age 16 and older have now completed their COVID-19 shots, Health Secretary Tracie Collins said last week there were still about 85,000 state residents who were eligible for their second shot after getting an initial dose.

4,436,432 doses in total have been handed out, of those 935,401 are second doses.

Due to Pfizer supply issues from the federal government, appointments are not generally available for youth (aged 12-17) at this time, until more Pfizer doses become available.

The government said on Sunday 81.6 per cent of the adult population had received their first vaccine dose, while 59.5 per cent had been given both doses.

Pop-up clinics have been scheduled throughout the province in June.

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