BC health officials report 41 new coronavirus cases

Jul 29 2020, 11:06 pm

BC health officials confirmed 41 new coronavirus cases in the province on Wednesday.

In a joint written statement, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix  said the 41 new cases bring the total number of recorded cases in the province to 3,562.

By specific health region, the statement said this equates to 1,071 cases in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 1,846 in the Fraser Health region, 143 in the Island Health region, 356 in the Interior Health region, 86 in the Northern Health region and 60 cases of people who reside outside of Canada.

Of the total COVID-19 cases, six individuals are hospitalized, two of whom are in intensive care. The remaining people with COVID-19 are recovering at home in self-isolation.

There have also been no long-term care or community outbreaks, and the number of active cases currently totals 182, with 14 of those cases in hospitals and six of those in ICU.

There have been no new COVID-19 related deaths, maintaining the number of deaths in the province as a result of the virus at 194.

There are 259 active cases of COVID-19 in the province and 3,109 people who tested positive have recovered.

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