January 20, 2021

729,000 to be vaccinated by March. Expects

BC expects to receive 792,000 doses of the vaccine and deliver at least one dose to 400,000 people by March.

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix renewed BC’s plan to prevent its population against COVID-19 at a conference on Monday.

The next few weeks will see the province prioritizing vaccinating populations, including staff and long-term care residents, residents and staff of aided apartments, people waiting to work in long-term care, essential visitors and assisted living in long-term care, hospital health care workers, paramedics and the general public. Health workers, people living in the community of remote and isolated first countries.

Following those groups and continuing to deliver, people over the age of 80 were vaccinated after the BC. Starting with a mass vaccination strategy to immunize the general population, the five-year period descends.

Health officials have reported 2,211 new cases of COVID-19 and a further 45 deaths in the province over the past four days.

There are 565 new cases on Thursdays and Fridays, 607 new cases on Fridays and Saturdays, 500 cases on Saturdays and Sundays, and 539 new cases on Saturdays and Sundays.

Henry also confirmed that two first national elders had died of the virus.

683 new cases and eight deaths since Thursday, the first Monday update announced.

Monday morning BC. Marked the return of the children to school throughout. For students at a Surrey High School, returning to school was isolated for two weeks after 50 cases of COVID-19 were linked to five classes at Earl Marriott Secondary just before winter. To break.

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More than 40,000 people have signed a petition calling for a two-week suspension of classroom learning – as many other states have done in an effort to reduce infection rates after the holidays.