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New COVID-19 cases in BC jump back up to 23

(Files by Justin Madu-MyPGNow)

A day after announcing just 8 new cases on Tuesday, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced 23 new cases of COVID-19 across the province at today’s briefing.

Three of those were in Northern Health for a total of 51, and two more in Interior Health for a total of 179.

There are now 2,255 cases of COVID-19 province-wide.

3 more COVID-19-related deaths were also reported today.

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A total of 124 British Columbians have now died because of the virus.

1, 494 people have fully recovered from the virus, still at a 66% recovery rate.

74 people remain in hospital, 19 of which are in intensive care.

Community transmission remains an ongoing issue, as cases associated with long-term care homes and other community outbreaks continue to influence the daily numbers.

The breakdown by health authority is as follows:

  • 852 in Vancouver Coastal Health (+3)
  • 1,046 in Fraser Health (+15)
  • 124 in Island Health (no change)
  • 179 in Interior Health (+2)
  • 51 in Northern Health (+3)
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