BC health officials announce 317 new coronavirus cases since Friday

Sep 14 2020, 3:18 pm

British Columbia health officials have announced 317 new test-positive coronavirus cases since Friday, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the province to 7,279.

During a press conference on Monday, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said there were 137 cases reported from Friday to Saturday, 119 from Saturday to Sunday, and 61 from Sunday to Monday.

Broken down by health region, this equates to 2,557 cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 3,754 in the Fraser Health region, 195 in the Island Health region, 473 in the Interior Health region, 216 in the Northern Health region and 84 cases of people who reside outside of Canada.

There were also six deaths that took place over the weekend, bringing the total number of fatalities in BC to 219.

There are 1,594 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 3,047 people are under active public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases.

Currently, 58 individuals are hospitalized with COVID-19, 16 of whom are in intensive care. The remaining people with COVID-19 are recovering at home in self-isolation.

There are no new healthcare outbreaks or community outbreaks to report.

The province said that 5,446 individuals who tested positive have now recovered.

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