BC announces 267 new coronavirus cases; 155 in Interior Health

267 new cases, one death

The provincial government has announced 267 new coronavirus cases, including 155 in the Interior Health, over the past three days.

The new cases bring B.C.’s total since the pandemic began to 149,109 cases, although just 695 remain active. Of the active cases, 43 individuals are in hospital and 17 are in intensive care.

With the majority of the cases over the weekend coming in the BC Interior, the region now has the most active COVID-19 cases in the province, by far, at 342.

The new cases were confirmed over the weekend as follows:

  • July 23-24: 94 new cases
  • July 24-25: 79 new cases
  • July 25-26: 94 new cases

One new death was reported over the weekend, in the Northern Health region.

As of Monday, July 26, 2021, 80.6 per cent of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 61.3 per cent have received their second dose.

The new/active cases include:

48 new cases in Fraser Health — Total active cases: 185

41 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health — Total active cases: 118

155 new cases in Interior Health — Total active cases: 342

Five new cases in Northern Health — Total active cases: 14

18 new cases in Island Health — Total active cases: 32

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