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B.C. reports 2,033 new COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths

BY Connect News, Jan 28, 2022 1:10 AM - REPORT AN ERROR

B.C's provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry during a press conference in Victoria. (Photo - B.C. Govt.)

B.C. is reporting 2,033 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 318,906 cases in the province.

Note: The numbers of total and new cases are provisional due to a delayed data refresh and will be verified once confirmed.

There are 29,556 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 284,832 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 977 COVID-positive individuals are in hospital and 141 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

The new/active cases include:

685 new cases in Fraser Health

Total active cases: 12,351

378 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health

Total active cases: 6,614

539 new cases in Interior Health

Total active cases: 7,669

165 new cases in Northern Health

Total active cases: 1,147

266 new cases in Island Health

Total active cases: 1,768

no new cases of people who reside outside of Canada

Total active cases: seven

In the past 24 hours, 13 new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,588.

There have been two new health-care facility outbreaks at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital and Nanaimo Seniors Village (Island Health). The outbreak at Kelowna General Hospital (Interior Health) has been declared over, for a total of 62 facilities with ongoing outbreaks.

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