COVID-19: Chilliwack minor hockey closed as dance studio epidemic worsens


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Fraser Health reported that the Capella Dance Academy voluntarily closed last Wednesday and is still closed.

On Tuesday, Deputy Provincial Health Administrator Dr Réka Gustafson reported 299 new cases reported in British Columbia and three deaths.

There are 3,017 active cases of COVID-19 of which 92 are in hospital, including 22 in intensive care.

There has been a new health care outbreak – the Belvedere Care Center in Coquitlam – and there are 27 active outbreaks in long-term care facilities.

Gustafson said there were 6,888 people in self-isolation after being exposed to the virus. Twice as many people test positive at Fraser Health (185 Tuesday) compared to the Vancouver Coastal Health area at 91. Fraser Health is responsible for 1.8 million people, compared to 1.25 million at Vancouver Coastal Health.

Ten percent of all cases province-wide have occurred in youth and children aged 19 and under.

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