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British Columbia reports 446 new COVID-19 infections and nine more deaths

BY The Canadian Press, Jan 12, 2021 6:36 PM - REPORT AN ERROR

File - Dr. Bonnie Henry can be seen replying to questions during a news conference. (B.C. Government)

British Columbia health officials say staying active and connected is important for physical and mental well-being despite the challenges of COVID-19.

In a news release Tuesday, they say people have learned and adapted to the changing pandemic.

The advice to stay active comes as officials reported 446 new COVID-19 cases and nine more deaths.

Health officials also reported a new health-care facility outbreak at Mount St. Joseph's Hospital.

The total number of COVID-19 infections in the province now stands at 58,553 with 1,019 deaths.

To date, 62,294 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine in British Columbia.

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