BEFORE CHRIST. registers another death from COVID-19, intensive care cases continue to decline


VICTORIA (NEWS 1130) – B.C. has registered another death from COVID-19, while cases of intensive care continue to decline, the province announced on Friday.

The death occurred in Fraser Health Region and brings the total to British Columbia. to 112, while intensive care cases decreased by six to 24.

Hospitalizations also declined slightly, from 82 to 79 the previous day.

The province also announced 33 other cases of COVID-19. Some are linked to existing outbreaks at Superior Poultry in Coquitlam, Mission Institution and the oil sands camp in Alberta.

“There are 52 employees confirmed positive at Superior Poultry in Coquitlam, and 35 employees confirmed positive at United Poultry in Vancouver,” said a joint statement by the provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry and the Minister of Health Adrain. Ten.

The latter total is a correction from the previous day, while the total for Superior Poultry represents an increase of two. Both the Superior and United plants were closed, as was Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry in Chilliwack on Thursday.

Sofina Foods, a poultry factory in Port Coquitlam, remains open despite a positive limb test.

The province also reported a new case on Friday at Mission Federal Prison, which now has 133 inmates, total and detained.

Two other cases related to the Kearl Lake oil sands project were also recorded, bringing the total of this outbreak to 15.


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