FORT ST. JOHN -- B.C. is reporting 2,859 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 288,939 cases in the province.

There are currently 36,641 active cases of COVID-19 in the province and 246,693 people who tested positive have recovered.

Of the active cases, 500 individuals are currently in hospital and 102 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

The new/active cases include:

* 195 new cases in Northern Health, total active cases: 1,139
* 982 new cases in Fraser Health, total active cases: 16,524
* 697 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health, total active cases: 10,102
* 534 new cases in Interior Health, total active cases: 4,628
* 451 new cases in Island Health, total active cases: 4,245

In the past 24 hours, six new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,455.

The new deaths include:

* Northern Health: one
* Fraser Health: two
* Vancouver Coastal Health: one
* Island Health: two

In addition, 92.2% (4,275,308) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 89.5% (4,148,174) received their second dose and 27.9% (1,293,926) have received a third dose.


Note: The numbers of total and new cases are provisional due to a delayed data refresh and will be verified once confirmed.