BC health officials said on Thursday that 536 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed, bringing the provincially recorded total to 59,608.
During a press conference, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said that by specific health region, this equates to 102 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 253 new cases in the Fraser Health region, 21 in the Island Health region, 115 in the Interior Health region, and 45 in the Northern Health region.
There are 4,624 active cases of COVID-19 in the province. There are 362 individuals currently hospitalized with COVID-19, 74 of whom are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.
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Currently, 7,303 people are under active public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases, and there have been seven new COVID-19-related deaths, for a total of 1,010 deaths in British Columbia.
A total of 52,605 people who tested positive for COVID-19 have now recovered.