337 new cases of Covid confirmed in the Republic

B.C. reports fewer than 200 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths

No new COVID-related deaths were reported.

Government data shows B.C.'s efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the province are having an effect.

That's an average of 236 daily cases over the last three days, as the seven-day rolling average of new daily cases continues to decline and is now at its lowest point since October 31.

People can do their part by getting fully immunized with two doses of COVID-19 vaccine, they said.

A total of 139,899 people are considered fully recovered from COVID-19, or 97 per cent of all recorded cases.

The Fraser Health region remains the province's hot spot for new cases.

According to B.C.'s top doctor, one person who died was in their 40s, two people were in their 60s, six people were in their 70s and two people were over 80. Of the active cases, 254 individuals are now hospitalized, 80 of whom are in intensive care. The province has not provided that many second doses in a single day since February 22, when 18,134 second doses were administered.

"Registering with the "Get Vaccinated" immunization system is the fastest way to get both your first or your second dose, and particularly for anyone who was immunized prior to April 15".

Eight cases of COVID-19 were registered on Tuesday, the health ministry has said.

Over 70% of all adults in BC have now received at least their first vaccination, while 67% of those 12 and older have gotten their first dose.

She again urged everyone to ensure they are registered to receive their doses.

"NACI confirmed the safety and effectiveness of interchanging vaccines and reaffirmed the recommendation to prioritize second doses for those at highest risk of severe illness and death", Henry and Dix said.

Bonnie Henry's plea for caution came as she announced that another 708 cases of the novel coronavirus were confirmed over the weekend in B.C. and 11 more people had died.