B.C. reports 28 COVID-19 deaths in the past 96 hours


B.C. is reporting over 2,000 cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 28 additional deaths in the past 24 hours.

Over a four-day period, B.C. is reporting 2,090 new cases of COVID-19, including four epi-linked cases, for a total of 194,581 cases in the province, the B.C. Government said in a statement.

The statement further added that the health authorities identified 603 new cases between October 8-9, 634 cases between October 9-10, 468 cases between October 10-11, and 385 cases between October 11-12.

There are 5,183 active cases of COVID-19 in the province and 186,955 people who tested positive have recovered, the statement said, adding that of the active cases, 357 individuals are in hospital and 153 are in intensive care.

Furthermore, the B.C. Government said 5 new deaths were reported in Fraser Health, 3 in Vancouver Coastal Health, 8 in Interior Health, 7 in Northern Health, and 5 in Island Health.

The B.C. Government also added that the province has so far administered 7,978,015 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.



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