COVID19-Related Death Toll Hits One Hundred, 23 More Recoveries
Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. Supplied by Government of BC Facebook page.
Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced 95 new cases of COVID19 in BC, bringing the total to 1,948.
There are two additional deaths, bringing the death toll in the province to one hundred.
There are 115 cases on Vancouver Island
Dr. Henry says 40 of the 95 new cases are related to the Mission Correctional Facility, where there is a total of 106 inmates and 12 staff members who have tested positive for COVID19.
There are two ongoing outbreaks at Superior Poultry Processors and United Poultry, both in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Sixteen cases are from Superior Poultry Processors.
There are eleven new cases associated with the Kearl Lake oil sands facility near Fort McMurray, Alberta.
91 people are hospitalized, 41 are in ICU and 1,137 people have recovered.
COVID19 Cases by Health Region:
Fraser Health – 853
Vancouver Coastal Health – 787
Interior Health – 160
Island Health – 115
Northern Health – 42