"Over one million doses (1,112,101) of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca-SII COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in B.C., 87,744 of which are second doses", said Henry.
That puts the Commonwealth in line with the U.S.as a whole, which has fully vaccinated 21.9% of its population, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
All adults who live or work in Whistler are eligible now. Test positivity rates are 2.5% in Eudora, 2.4% in Lawrence, 0.7% in Baldwin City and 0% in Lecompton.
Fairfax County, however, seems to be a beat behind the overall state.
Douglas County has a 14-day COVID-19 incidence rate of 88.12 per 100,000 people and a test positivity rate of 2.4%.
"That's nearly 24 per cent of those eligible to be vaccinated in B.C. It's 85 per cent of those over 80, over half of those over 65 have been vaccinated".
In the initial weeks of the vaccine rollout, residents had to wait more than a month between when they signed up to get the vaccine and when they could actually schedule an appointment. By Monday, April 19, those aged 40 and up will be allowed to register. Two people died of the virus in the Island Health region, where the death toll has now reached 33 since the pandemic began.
There are now 368 people in hospital, an increase of 50 patients from last week, and 121 people in intensive care, an increase 25 patients.
It was another weekend of high daily COVID-19 case counts in B.C., with 3,289 cases over three days.
Due to a data error, no variant of concern information was reported, she added. Of those cases, 1,283 were reported Saturday, 1,036 were confirmed on Sunday and 970 were identified Monday.
There is no evidence yet that the B.1.351 varient causes increased risks of severe illlness or death, but there is a "moderate reduction" in the immune protection offered by a vaccination or natural infection, according to the VDH.