Dr. Bonnie Henry provides an update on B.C.'s COVID-19 situation

43 new cases, 5 deaths

Five more people have died from COVID-19 in British Columbia, bringing the total deaths in the province to 24. 

The announcement comes as the total number of cases in the province exceeds 1,000, hitting 1,013 after 43 new confirmed cases were announced Tuesday.

Another 13 confirmed cases have been identified in the Interior Health region, after an outbreak of the virus was declared at West Kelowna's Bylands Nursery. Currently, there are 107 confirmed cases in Interior Health, and seven of these patients are being treated in ICU. 

There are 128 COVID-19 patients in hospital across the province, 61 of whom are being treated in ICU.

Of the 1,013 positive tests in B.C., 507 of these people have now fully recovered. 

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