More than 1 million NM residents have completed COVID-19 shots

Grant Boone
June 22, 2021

"Let's remember that the virus is still circulating in communities, here in B.C. and in neighbouring provinces and territories", they wrote.

Meanwhile, 8,766 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 4,044,830.

With the vaccine rate increasing, New Mexico's rate of COVID-19 infections has dropped to its lowest level since April 2020 and the state's death rate related to the virus has also gone down.

Another 93 people are no longer infectious but still require care including 23 in intensive care.

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.

One new outbreak has been reported at Eagle Ridge Hospital in Port Moody.

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However, deaths tend to happen some weeks after infections and the majority of cases were confirmed less than 28 days ago.

"If you are planning a trip, ensure you are vaccinated before you go". As of Monday, 77.3 per cent of B.C. adults and 75.8 per cent of those over the age of 12 had received a shot.

There is a data discrepancy between Island Health and the province, based on the timing of COVID-19 results. The Fraser Health Region accounted for 43 per cent of the cases detected over the weekend.

Across the province, anyone who has not yet registered to be immunized is encouraged by health officials to do so now.

One person in every 1,349 people in the state was diagnosed with COVID-19 from June 13 to Sunday, new data shows.

The six Manitobans who have died of COVID-19 include a man in his 30s, a man and woman in their 50s, and a man and a woman in their 60s from Winnipeg and a man in his 70s from the Southern health region. In the past three days, health officials administered 140,281 doses of vaccine, with 79.9% of those, to 112,030 people, being needed second doses.

It means 42,964,013 have had a first jab, while 31,340,507 are fully vaccinated.

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