British Columbia reports 56 new COVID-19 cases as seven-day average drops to 90 – .

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There have been 56 cases of COVID-19 in the province and no additional deaths, BC health officials said during a live media briefing Tuesday afternoon.

Tuesday marked the fourth day in a row the province reported fewer than 100 new cases. The province’s seven-day moving average of daily cases fell to 90, the lowest level since August 31.








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Of the new cases, 12 were in the Vancouver Coastal Health area, 18 in the Fraser Health area, three in Island Health, 17 in Interior Health and seven in Northern Health.

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The death toll from COVID-19 in the province remains at 1,743.


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After reporting a significant drop in hospitalizations on Monday, the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 increased by three to 111. Forty-one of those patients are in intensive care, a drop of six from Monday.

There have been a total of 147,187 cases of COVID-19 in British Columbia since the start of the pandemic, of which 1,150 are active.

Tuesday’s press briefing will be the only one this week as health officials move from two in-person updates per week to one. Weekly briefings are currently scheduled on Tuesdays.

–With files from Amy Judd

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