Health officials announce 82 new coronavirus cases in BC

Oct 1 2020, 10:12 pm

Health officials in British Columbia have announced 82 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of known cases in the province to 9,220.

During a press conference on Thursday, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said that broken down by health region, this equates to 3,360 cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 4,712 in the Fraser Health region, 209 in the Island Health region, 535 in the Interior Health region, 317 in the Northern Health region and 87 cases of people who reside outside of Canada.

As it stands, there are 1,261 active cases of COVID-19 in the province and 3,093 people who are under active public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases.

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

There has also been one new COVID-19-related death, for a total of 235 deaths in British Columbia.

A total of 7,695 people who tested positive have now recovered.

DH Vancouver StaffDH Vancouver Staff

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