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67 new cases of COVID-19 for the BC Interior

Another 67 cases of COVID-19 were identified in the BC Interior today, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control.

It brings the total number of cases for the region to 4,771 since the start of the pandemic, with 895 currently active.

There are 37 people hospitalized due to COVID-19 in the BC Interior, with nine of them in intensive care.

Fortunately, there were no new deaths to report today.

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Interior Health has provided the following update on all of the region’s current outbreaks:

  • Canim Lake has 45 cases linked to the outbreak.
  • Sunnybank long-term care in Oliver has 22 cases: 17 residents and five staff.
  • Creekside Landing long-term care in Vernon has 16 cases: 11 residents and five staff
  • Williams Lake Seniors Village has two cases: one resident and one staff.
  • Noric House long-term care in Vernon has 36 cases: 25 residents and 11 staff
  • Heritage Square long-term care in Vernon has 43 cases: 32 residents and 11 staff, with five deaths connected to this outbreak.
  • Heritage Retirement Residence in West Kelowna has 43 cases: 37 residents and six staff, with two deaths connected to this outbreak.
  • Teck mining operations remains at 16 IH cases linked to the outbreak.
  • McKinney Place long-term care in Oliver has 78 cases: 55 residents and 23 staff, with 15 deaths connected to this outbreak.
  • Village by the Station long-term care in Penticton has nine cases: five residents and four staff, with one death connected to this outbreak.
  • Mountainview Village long-term care in Kelowna has 16 cases: eight residents and eight staff, with two deaths connected to this outbreak.

In addition, the Big White community cluster grew by 19 cases since last Friday, which you can read more about here.



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