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20 more cases of COVID-19 reported in B.C.

BY Connect News, Jul 9, 2020 5:27 PM - REPORT AN ERRORLAST UPDATED ON Jul 10, 2020 12:28 AM

(File) -  British Columbia's public health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry giving her views during a press conference. - B.C. government

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the a joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia.

"Today, we are announcing 20 new cases, for a total of 3,028 cases in British Columbia.

"There are 175 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 2,667 people who tested positive have recovered.

"Of the total COVID-19 cases, 17 individuals are hospitalized, four of whom are in intensive care. The remaining people with COVID-19 are recovering at home in self-isolation.

"There have been no new COVID-19 related deaths, for a total of 186 deaths in British Columbia. We offer our condolences to everyone who has lost their loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic.

"Following confirmation of a second COVID-19 case, Vancouver Coastal public health teams have expanded their alert for anyone who may have been at the No. 5 Orange nightclub on July 1, to include July 3, 4 and 7.

"If you have been at a location with a community exposure event, monitor yourself for symptoms, limit your contact with others and contact 811 to arrange for testing if any symptoms develop.

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