BC health officials report 105 new coronavirus cases

Sep 29 2020, 4:09 pm

BC health officials said on Tuesday that 105 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the province, bringing the provincial total of recorded cases to 9,013

In a written statement, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said this equates to 3,286 cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 4,594 in the Fraser Health region, 206 in the Island Health region, 531 in the Interior Health region, 309 in the Northern Health region and 87 cases of people who reside outside of Canada.

“There are 1,268 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, 3,337 people who are under active public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases.

“Currently, 69 individuals are hospitalized with COVID-19, 20 of whom are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

There has been one new COVID-19 related death in Fraser Health, for a total of 234 deaths in British Columbia.

A total of 7,485 cases are now considered fully recovered in the province, as well.

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