The number of active COVID-19 cases in B.C. now stands at 1,204.
Canada is likely to hit major vaccine milestones in the next month with as much as 80 per cent of the country fully covered, but the country will still have to be ready for flare-ups and outbreaks, according to Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's chief public health officer.
His death is being investigated by his doctors to determine if it will be classified as a COVID-19 death.
While more than 1 million New Mexicans age 16 and older have now completed their COVID-19 shots, Health Secretary Tracie Collins said last week there were still about 85,000 state residents who were eligible for their second shot after getting an initial dose.
Since last Friday, the test positivity rate has fallen 2.6% provincially and 3.8% in Winnipeg.
Three people were hospitalized awaiting test results, up from one Thursday, according to Public Health data.
Of the new cases, 42 were from Winnipeg, 24 from Southern, 14 from Interlake-Eastern, eight from Northern and five from Prairie Mountain.
The total cases since March previous year is 2,270.
The of hospitalizations continues to decline, with 108 are people now in hospital. There are six patients in hospital - and all six are in critical care.
There were 106 new variant of concern cases announced on Saturday, down significantly from Friday's count and bringing the total to 14,500. The B.1.1.7 or alpha variant made up the lion's share of the new cases with 97.
Five of the new Covid-related deaths reported in the United Kingdom were in England, bringing the nation's death toll to 112,562.
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.
Henry notes 77.3 per cent of all adults and 75.8 per cent of all British Columbians aged 12 or older have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
Pop-up clinics have been scheduled throughout the province in June.