165 is a new daily COVID-19 BC high

An all-time daily high of 165 new cases was announced today bringing a total cases to 7,663 in BC.

"There are 1,705 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, 2,949 people who are under active public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases, and 5,719 people who tested positive have recovered," noted provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry this afternoon.

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57 individuals are hospitalized, 22 of whom are in ICU. There has been one new COVID-19 related death, for a total of 220 deaths in BC.

"We offer our condolences to everyone who has lost their loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic."

To date, there have been 241 cases in the Northern Health region, 2,714 cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 3,937 in the Fraser Health region, 196 in the Island Health region, 489 in the Interior Health region, and 86 cases of people who reside outside of Canada.

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