COVID-19: 47 new cases reported in British Columbia and no deaths

There have been no new outbreaks reported in health-care or community settings.

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There have been 47 new cases of COVID-19 reported in British Columbia over the past day and no deaths.

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said there were now 351 active cases of the disease, with nine of those cases being treated in hospital including six in intensive care.

There have been 3,834 cases reported in B.C. since the first case appeared in Vancouver in late January and 195 deaths.

Since the start of the pandemic there have been 1,132 cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 2,015 in the Fraser Health region, 146 in the Island Health region, 384 in the Interior Health region, 91 in the Northern Health region and 66 cases of people who reside outside of Canada.

There have been no new outbreaks reported in health-care or community settings.

Henry said there continues to be community exposure events throughout the province and on flights into and out of British Columbia.


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“Alerts are posted on the B.C. Centre for Disease Control and health authority websites, providing details on where the potential exposure occurred and what actions you need to take – whether you need to immediately self-isolate, or monitor for symptoms,” Henry said.

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