British Columbia registers 420 COVID-19 cases ahead of long weekend – NEWS 1130 – fr

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British Columbia registers 420 COVID-19 cases ahead of long weekend – NEWS 1130 – fr


VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – The number of COVID-19 BC cases on Friday increased slightly from the previous day. There were 420 new infections, compared to 357 recorded in the previous 24 hours.

There are 319 people in the hospital (up from 331 on Thursday), including 107 in intensive care (up from 113 on Thursday).

The province has recorded six deaths, for a total of 1,667 since the start of the pandemic.

Of the new cases, more than half (240) were registered with the Fraser Health Authority. Another fifth (84) of the cases involved the Vancouver Coastal Health area.

There are 4,507 active cases in British Columbia

On the vaccine front, 2,744,020 doses were administered, of which 142,406 were second doses.

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In a joint statement, Dr. Bonnie Henry, Provincial Health Administrator, and Health Minister Adrian Dix remind everyone that British Columbia’s public health orders remain in effect. They include a ban on non-essential travel and no meals inside.

“On Tuesday, the details of the restart plan will be shared with everyone. At this point, you can start planning what it means for you, your family, and your business. There is no change for individuals or businesses until then, ”they said.



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