The report showed that the region of the Americas and the European Region have been the most affected due to Covid, together comprising over three quarters of cases reported globally, with respective case rates per 100,000 population of 5,999 and 5,455.
The province has now confirmed 141,373 cases since the pandemic began, including 4,990 in the Vancouver Island region.
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Island Health identified the locations of 112 active cases Friday, including 34 cases in the South Island, 46 in the Central Island and 32 in the North Island.
14 more people passed away from the virus over the weekend, most of the deaths were people 60+, however, one person in their 50's passed away while another person in their 40's passed.
Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, today (May 18) issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the COVID-19 response in British Columbia.More news: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez raises security concerns after Marjorie Taylor Greene confrontation
To address this, a team of global researchers, led by Dr. Nazrul Islam from the Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, set out to estimate the direct and indirect effects of the covid-19 pandemic on mortality in 2020 in 29 high-income countries.
The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in Montana is 779,086, and the number of residents who are fully immunized is 372,806. "And, we need everyone to also do their part - this long weekend and in the weeks ahead", Henry and Dix said. This week, Premier John Horgan said the "circuit breaker" measures implemented back in March will be lifted at midnight on Monday.
The more people who get vaccinated, the safer we all are, which is why we want to break the record books on immunizations in our province. We feel this is a more truthful accounting of the situation in Montana. "On Tuesday we'll lay out that roadmap and I think that it'll be positively received by the vast majority of British Columbians and I'm confident that they can wait a few more days".More news: CDC eases indoor mask requirements for fully vaccinated Americans