Since the start of immunizations, 14,027 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine in British Columbia.
Meanwhile, the Moderna vaccine will be arriving in British Columbia this week.
The first doses are targeted for remote and isolated First Nations communities and residents of long term-care, and will be expanding to other communities soon.
There were two new health-care facility outbreaks at Langley Memorial Hospital Cedar Hill and Surrey Memorial Hospital.
“We want 2021 to be our year of success with COVID-19. This means taking a step back and keeping our focus on what is most important right now: the health and safety of everyone in our province.
“Especially in light of the U.K. variant now appearing in B.C., we must do all we can to limit the spread of COVID-19 in our communities.”