Dr. Bonnie Henry updates the province on the COVID-19 situation

92 new cases, 1 more death

An additional 92 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in British Columbia, bringing the total in the province to 884. 

Additionally, another person has died from the virus in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, bringing the total number of deaths in the province to 17.

The Interior Health region has 77 confirmed cases of the virus. 

The number of hospitalizations across the province has also increased, with a total of 81 patients being treated in hospital. Six of these cases are in the Interior Health region, although the Ministry of Health will not disclose the location of these cases. 

Province-wide, 52 of these hospitalizations are being treated in the ICU.

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said the good news is that 45 per cent of all COVID-19 patients in the province have fully recovered from the disease, for a total of 396 recoveries.

Earlier this month, B.C. had the most confirmed cases of all provinces in the country, but as of Saturday, Quebec has 2,498 confirmed cases while Ontario has 1,144.

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