BEFORE CHRIST. reports 20 new cases of COVID-19, including one teacher in Fraser – BC Health Region


Health officials reported 20 new cases of COVID-19 in British Columbia on Thursday. and two new deaths in long-term care.Provincial health worker Dr. Bonnie Henry has announced 19 cases of COVID-19 positive for the test and one case related to ear.

One of the new cases was a public school teacher from the Fraser Health Region. Henry said “none of the students are exposed to this case. “

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The case is the second related to British Columbia. since their reopening on June 1. Earlier this month, an independent school in the Fraser Health Region discontinued classroom instruction for the rest of the year after a staff member tested positive for the new coronavirus. The staff member has had no documented contact with children, said Henry.

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COVID-19 figures for the province have increased slightly in recent days, which Henry should expect as the province continues to reopen.

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“As more stores, more businesses, more things open, the more we travel, the more cases we will have,” she said.

“What we need to do is make sure that we have these measures in place to stop transmission quickly and quickly and make sure that it does not spread to large numbers of people. “

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The update comes a day after the province announced it would move to phase 3 of its economic recovery plan.

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There are 2,869 confirmed cases of the disease in the province. Of this number, 2,517 patients recovered fully, or just under 88%.

There are 179 active cases in the province.

Fifteen COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, including seven in intensive care.

The two deaths, one in Fraser Health Region and one in Vancouver Coastal Health, bring the death toll from COVID-19 to 173.

Henry said there were no new health care outbreaks in the province.

Health Minister Adrian Dix responded to a report that Vancouver was no longer in the running to host National Hockey League games if and when the league resumed play, saying that the decision was now up to the NHL.

“We believe Vancouver has made a strong case and the foundation for that strong case is the health of the players and the health of the people of British Columbia.”

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– With files from The Canadian Press


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