Within Interior Health, there are 270 active cases Monday, a drop of 29 from Friday.
The Southern Health Region had 24 new cases, 14 are from the Interlake-Eastern area, eight in the Northern Health Region and five from Prairie Mountain Health. That total includes 94 cases identified on Saturday, 90 cases found on Sunday and 45 cases identified Monday. The last time B.C. identified fewer than 46 infections in a day was August 10.
However, public health officials also announced six additional deaths due to virus Sunday, bringing the provincial death toll since the start of the pandemic to 1,124. Pick up in Covid-19 vaccination is also one of the reasons for the decline in active Covid-19 cases.
Of the active cases, 108 (5 in Northern Health) individuals are now hospitalized, 48 (6 in Northern Health) of whom are in intensive care.
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A deal was agreed with the United Kingdom government to legislate for Irish language laws, as agreed in New Decade, New Approach, if Stormont does not.
Henry notes 77.3 per cent of all adults and 75.8 per cent of all British Columbians aged 12 or older have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
The new COVID-19 cases continue to rise according to the Ministry of Health's official COVID-19 Dashboard as 180 cases have been added to the list and unfortunately, there are two more deaths in the last 24 hours.
"While we are progressing through BC's Restart plan, let's remember that the virus is still circulating in communities, here in B.C. and in neighbouring provinces and territories", Henry and Dix said in a joint statement. "If you are planning a trip, ensure you are vaccinated before you go - it is your ticket to safe travel this summer". According to Union Health Ministry data, in the week to June 19, just 70 districts in the country reported an increase in active cases - a good sign for the country which was battling the deadly second wave with a stretched healthcare infrastructure during April and May.