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A spike in COVID-19 case numbers that began in August continues to impact every health region in the province, and has started to coincide with rising hospitalizations and deaths.

Between Friday and Monday, the province reported 317 new coronavirus cases and, with the exception of September 14, has consistently 100 or more new cases per day for a week.

The region that saw the most dramatic increase over the three-day period was the Fraser Health region, recording 154 new cases in that time.

By comparison, Vancouver Island Health region has been doing relatively well, clocking in five new cases over the weekend.

This graph shows the number of new cases and their origins in the Island Health region since the start of the pandemic in March:

There are now 12 active cases in the Island Health region, all of which are located on Vancouver Island and no outbreaks are ongoing.

Of those, eight are located in the southern part of the island, while four are located in central Vancouver Island. There have been no new cases detected in northern Vancouver Island for over two weeks.

Exposure alerts are in place for three eateries and a flight that landed in Victoria from Toronto on September 5.

In total, there have been 74 cases in South Vancouver Island, 55 cases in Central Vancouver Island and 65 cases in North Vancouver Island.

Across British Columbia, there remain 1,594 active cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday morning.

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