British Columbia registers 974 new cases of COVID-19 over the long weekend –

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

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Monday’s COVID-19 numbers may be a sign of hope for things to come, as the province registers its lowest daily average in nearly six months.

British Columbia has recorded a total of 974 new cases of COVID-19 in the past three days; 356 new cases on Friday, 325 new cases on Saturday and 293 on Sunday.

More than two-thirds of new cases have been recorded in the Fraser Health Region (630), while Vancouver Coastal Health has recorded 157 new cases.

There are a total of 3,953 active cases in the province, with 292 people currently hospitalized. Of those who are hospitalized, 96 people are in intensive care.

Twelve people have died in the past three days, for a total of 1,679 deaths in British Columbia

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A joint statement from Dr. Bonnie Henry, Provincial Health Administrator, and Minister of Health Adrian Dix said: “On this holiday Monday, we are grateful for the determination and determination that British Columbians have shown. proof. Their will to end this pandemic has been immeasurable. “

As they plan to announce the start of the BC restart plan tomorrow, the statement said, “We encourage everyone to stay the course today. Until tomorrow’s announcement, there are no changes for individuals or businesses. “

“As we enjoy the last day of this long weekend, let’s remember to stay local and be kind to each other. Have a safe and enjoyable vacation on Monday. ”


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