British Columbia recorded 559 new cases of COVID-19 as well as one additional death on Tuesday.
The new cases bring the province’s seven-day average to 506. As of Wednesday, the province’s seven-day average of new daily COVID-19 cases was 408.
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The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 has increased from 15 to 238. Of these patients, 69 are in intensive care.
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The death toll from COVID-19 in the province is now 1,336.
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There are 4,677 active cases of COVID-19 in British Columbia, while 7,881 people are self-isolating due to possible exposure to the novel coronavirus.
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Seven schools in the Fraser Valley have reported cases involving a worrying variant of COVID-19, but the province has failed to implement a BC Teachers’ Federation request to extend the mask’s mandate to elementary school students .
British Columbia officials say there is no evidence of transmission of COVID-19 variants in schools
Deputy provincial health administrator Dr Réka Gustafson told a press conference on Monday that the school mask policy is based on the ability of individuals to comply with it.
– With files from Amy Judd and The Canadian Press
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