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Federal and Provincial Health Updates on COVID-19 for January 5, 2021

Federal Health Updates
  • 611,424 confirmed cases to date in Canada and 16,074 deaths.
  • Total recovered: 517,884 (85%).
What’s happening in Canada and around the world today?
Updates from BC Public Health
New cases reported today: 428.

Total cases in BC who have tested positive to date: 54,629.

  • 367 are hospitalized and 77 are in ICU due to COVID-19.
  • 8 new deaths to report today. Total to date: 954.
  • 45,999 people with COVID-19 have fully recovered (84%).
  • To date, 28,209 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine in British Columbia.
What’s happening today in BC regarding COVID-19?

The BC State of Emergency has been extended until Jan. 19 – read more here.

Other resources and updates regarding BC’s COVID-19 response – visit here.