For the first time in the COVID-19 pandemic, B.C. has recorded more than 1,000 daily cases, hitting 1,013 in the last 24 hours, pushing the provincial total to 100,048.
The Wyoming Department of Health reports the state has 47,585 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 695 deaths in the state resulting from COVID-19.
Carroll Hospital had 27 patients positive for COVID-19 through March 27, according to the Carroll County Health Department, continuing a steady rise. A total of 91,066 people who tested positive have recovered.
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People 73 and older can book their appointments as of Wednesday, but in a couple of weeks, the province says people 65 and older will be eligible.
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Because of safety considerations for those under 55, B.C.is now waiting on Health Canada's recommendation before resuming vaccination of front-line workers who were to receive the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine, according to Henry and Dix.
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"Tomorrow, as we go into the Easter weekend, expanded visitation in all long-term care facilities throughout the province will get underway", the statement says.
"The risk for all of us is too great, which means any of our usual travel and holiday weekend gatherings need to be put on hold this year", Henry and Dix said.
".Everyone will have access to a safe and effective vaccine, and that remains on track to happen before Canada Day", said Dix and Henry.
The number of Montanans who have received at least one of the two vaccine shots is 487,678, and the number of Montanans who have received both shots and are now fully vaccinated is 191,512.More news: Mexico updates COVID-19 death toll to over 321,000
Health officials are reminding British Columbians to avoid all non-essential travel and to follow health guidelines.