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The B.C. Ministry of Health has reported 366 new cases of novel coronavirus in the province since Friday, bringing the total number of cases in to 8,208 in the province.

Between Friday and Saturday, 121 people were reported COVID-19 positive; 117 new cases were reported between Saturday and Sunday; and between Sunday and Monday, there were 128 additional cases.

In total, 2,945 of the cases are in the Vancouver Coastal Region, 4,211 in Fraser Health, 203 in Vancouver Island Health region, 508 in Interior Health, 255 in Northern Health region, and 86 people whose residence is outside of Canada.

The number of active cases has increased by 184 to 1,987 in B.C.

There are now a total of 60 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 21 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

Four additional deaths were reported since Friday, and the death toll is now at 227.

3,233 people are now in isolation and being monitored by public health officials after being exposed to COVID-19.

A total of 5,972 people have now recovered from novel coronavirus in B.C.

Outbreaks

One health care facility outbreak was declared in the Vancouver Coastal Health region since Friday, and one outbreak has been declared over.

In total, there are 12 long-term care or assisted-living facilities and three acute-care facilities with active ongoing outbreaks.

No new community outbreaks were reported over the past three days.

There continue to be a number of ongoing COVID-19 exposure sites. B.C. residents are urged to check the BC CDC website for all public alerts about possible exposures to the virus.

Those who may have been exposed are asked to monitor their symptoms, reduce the number of contacts they have, and call 811 to get tested for the virus if they do develop symptoms.

Island Health region

Seven new COVID-19 cases were reported in the Island Health region over the past three days.

There have been 203 total cases of COVID-19 in the region, five of whom have died, and 182 people have recovered.

This means there are 16 active cases on the Island.

As of Friday there had been 461,144 novel coronavirus tests conducted across B.C., 60,253 of which were done in the Island Health region.


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The BCCDC has set up a 2019 novel coronavirus telephone information line at 1-833-784-4397 for those who have further questions about this disease.

Anyone concerned that they may have been exposed to, or are experiencing symptoms of the novel coronavirus, should contact their primary care provider, local public health office, or call 8-1-1.

The Province has also created the 1-888-COVID-19 line to connect British Columbians needing non-medical information about the pandemic.

As of the time of publication, the total number of COVID-19 patients worldwide has risen to 31,440,950.

Over 968,020 people have died from the illness and 23,019,454 have made a full recovery.