Published: Tue, June 22, 2021
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Active COVID cases in Island Health fall swiftly over weekend

Active COVID cases in Island Health fall swiftly over weekend

The increase brings the United Kingdom death toll to 127,981, however, the number of deaths tend to be lower on a Monday due to a reporting lag from the weekend.

The five-day test positivity rate throughout the province is now eight per cent.

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 8% provincially and 7.2% in Winnipeg, both down from Saturday's rates of 8.3% and 7.4% respectively.

Health officials identified five new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region over the weekend.

The province's seven-day average also dropped below 100 for the first time since October 2, and the active caseload fell to 1,209 - the lowest it's been since September 3.

Today, I am pleased to announce the launch of the CoVID-19 Dashboard, where active cases in Fiji can now be viewed on online using an interactive GIS Dashboard.


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. That includes 45 cases recorded from Sunday to Monday. Of that, 1,426 are active, which was down from Friday's total of 1,501.

There were 1,149,112 tests reported on 20 June 2021.

Word of walk-in Moderna vaccinations at the Leila Soccer Complex super site spread on social media Sunday, including a Tweet from popular account Vaccine Hunters Canada stating that the supersite - along with supersites in Brandon, Dauphin and Morden - would be accepting walk-ins starting Sunday.

An outbreak has been declared at Deer Lodge Centre, Lodge 4 West in Winnipeg. Beginning this week, individuals will be able to use the online vaccine finder at manitoba.ca/covid19/vaccine/finder to find a location with available doses.

Another 280,241 people also had a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine and 236,363 had a second dose.

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