British Columbia registers 146 COVID-19 cases over four days, no new deaths

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Health officials on Tuesday reported 146 cases of COVID-19 in British Columbia in the past four days and no new deaths.There were 43 cases from Friday to Saturday, 29 cases from Saturday to Sunday, 46 from Sunday to Monday and 28 from Monday to Tuesday.








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Confirmed cases in British Columbia now total 3,787 cases. Of these, 3,273 patients made a full recovery, or about 86%.

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There are now 319 active cases in the province – an increase of 41 since Friday.

Officials are also reporting an increase in hospitalizations. Eight patients with COVID-19 are hospitalized – an increase of three since Friday. The number of intensive care patients has doubled from two to four.










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The province’s latest update came on Friday, when it announced 50 new cases of the virus, as well as one new death at the long-term care home at Holy Family Hospital in Vancouver.

This is the second time in as many weeks that the number of new cases has reached 50, as the daily average has hovered around 30 in the weeks since British Columbia entered Phase 3 of its plan to reopen economic on June 24.










Long Weekend Warnings, Flight Exposure Alerts, and New Alaska “Loophole” Restrictions


Long Weekend Warnings, Flight Exposure Alerts, and New Alaska “Loophole” Restrictions

Much of the growth in new cases stems from an ongoing outbreak in Kelowna linked to private parties that took place over the Canada Day long weekend.

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Provincial health worker Dr Bonnie Henry said 74 cases are linked to an outbreak at a Fraser Valley fruit packing plant. There are 24 cases linked to an outbreak in Haida Gwaii.

The province also released a website on Friday, as many went on long weekend vacations, titled “Dr. Bonnie Henry’s Good Times Guide ”, with the goal of helping people enjoy a safe summer.










Province Releases New “Guide to Good Times” ahead of British Columbia’s Long Weekend.


Province Releases New “Guide to Good Times” ahead of British Columbia’s Long Weekend.

Meanwhile, two Vancouver firefighters have tested positive for the virus, city officials confirmed over the weekend.

– With files from Simon Little

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