( Justin Madu MyPGNow.com staff)
The Mission Correctional Facility outbreak has been declared over.
“That is one of the largest outbreaks we’ve had in the province, and it took an incredible effort,” said Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry.
9 more test-positive cases of Covid-19 have been recorded province-wide, for a total of 2,558.
There were no new cases in Northern Health, Island Health, or Vancouver Coastal Health.
Additionally, non-food items will now be available in farmer’s markets across the province and people will be able to eat at tables at markets.
BC currently has 241 active cases, although 2,153 have made a full recovery – an 84% recovery rate.
33 individuals remain hospitalized, 6 are in intensive care.
2 more British Columbians have died, and 164 people have now passed away because of COVID-19.
Cases by health region:
- Vancouver Coastal Health: 899
- Fraser Health: 1,274
- Island Health: 127
- Northern Health: 63
- Interior Heath: 195
330,000 people have now completed the BC CDC’s COVID-19 survey.