British Columbia’s provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix provided an update on the latest COVID-19 cases in the province and discussed the government’s ongoing response to the pandemic on Tuesday.
Health officials reported only seven new cases of COVID-19 in B.C., which is the lowest daily number since the province asked that gatherings of more than 250 people be cancelled in a bid to slow the transmission of the coronavirus.
There are now 2,360 confirmed cases of he disease in the province. Of those, 1,832 cases have fully recovered. The province also announced one new death, at a long-term care facility in the Fraser Valley, bringing B.C.’s COVID-19 death toll to 131.
Sixty-three patients are in hospital, while 16 patients remain in intensive care.
Henry said there are no new community outbreaks to report.
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