Health officials report 34 new coronavirus cases in BC

Jul 22 2020, 3:15 pm

British Columbia has reported 34 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced Wednesday.

Broken down by health region, there have been 1,049 cases in Vancouver Coastal Health, 1,742 in Fraser Health, 141 in Island Health, 341 in Interior Health, 69 in Northern Health, and 57 cases of people who reside outside of Canada.

There have been no new deaths linked to the province, leaving BC’s total death toll at 189.

Currently, there are 285 active cases of coronavirus in the province. There are 17 people in hospital, three of whom are in intensive care.

While there are no new community outbreaks, Henry says that there are 70 cases that are related to exposures in Kelowna.

There are also close to 1,000 British Columbians across all health authorities that are self-isolating as a direct result of activities in Kelowna.

A total of 2,888 people who tested positive have recovered.

More to come…

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