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Over 1,000 in self-isolation due to Kelowna COVID-19 outbreak

(Files by Justin Madu-MyPGNow)

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced 34 new cases of COVID-19 in British Columbia today, for a total of 3,362.

Of the 34 new cases, 31 are test-positive and 3 are epi-linked.

There are currently 285 active cases, including 17 hospitalized – 3 of whom are in critical care.

No new deaths occurred and the total remains are 189.

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2,888 people who had contracted the virus have now fully recovered.

1,000 British Columbians from every health authority in the province are now in self-isolation in connection with the outbreak in Kelowna.

More restrictions will be put in place for bars, restaurants, and nightclubs – including dance floor closures.

Henry also said there are 20 to 30 people connected to each positive case through contact tracing.

The breakdown of cases by Health Authority:

  • 1,049 in Vancouver Coastal Health
  •  1,742 in Fraser Health
  • 141 in Island Health
  • 304 in Interior Health
  • 69 in  Northern Health
  •  57 people who reside outside of Canada
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