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Provincial Health Officer encourages BC residents to stay close to home this summer

(Files by Brendan Pawliw_MyPGNow)

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced three more deaths today related to COVID-19 in British Columbia bringing the province’s total to 135.

15 new cases were reported province-wide, including one in Northern Health for a total of 58 and one more in Interior Health for a total of 180.

BC now has 2,392 cases overall.

“We need to minimize the potential for this virus to move between communities,” added Henry.

Dr. Henry acknowledged that over 165-thousand people have taken the BC Centre for Disease Control’s survey on COVID-19.

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1,885 people have recovered from COVID-19, a recovery rate of nearly 79%.

Only 372 active cases remain province-wide.

The breakdown by health authority is as follows:

  • 878 in Vancouver Coastal Health (+1 since yesterday)
  • 1,149 in Fraser Health (+12)
  • 126 in Island Health (+1)
  • 180 in Interior Health (+1)
  • 57 in Northern Health (+1)
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