BC health officials announce 125 new coronavirus cases

Sep 30 2020, 4:16 pm

British Columbia health officials have announced 125 new test-positive coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the province to 9,138.

In a written statement on Wednesday, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said that broken down by health region, this equates to 3,340 cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 4,658 in the Fraser Health region, 208 in the Island Health region, 533 in the Interior Health region, 312 in the Northern Health region and 87 cases of people who reside outside of Canada.

There are 1,284 active cases of COVID-19 in the province and 3,202 people who are under active public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases.

Currently, 72 individuals are hospitalized with COVID-19, 21 of whom are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

There have been no new COVID-19-related deaths, for a total of 234 deaths in British Columbia.

A total of 7,591 people who tested positive have now recovered.

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