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New daily high for Interior Health with 114 new cases of COVID-19 reported

Today, Interior Health announced that 114 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the region over the past 24 hours.

IH has now had 4,970 total cases since the pandemic began and 948 are currently active.

Not only is today's count the highest daily total yet for the BC Interior, it also marks the first time IH has had more daily cases than Vancouver Coastal Health.

Only Fraser Health had more cases to report today with 225.

Currently, there are 38 people hospitalized due to COVID-19 in the BC Interior and 10 of them are in intensive care.

Fortunately, there were no new deaths due to COVID-19 over the last day, which leaves the region’s total at 44.

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Here’s an update on all of the BC Interior current outbreaks from IH:

  • Cariboo Memorial Hospital has four staff cases.
  • Brocklehurst Gemstone long-term care in Kamloops has four resident cases.
  • Sunnybank long-term care in Oliver has 25 cases: 18 residents and seven staff, with one death linked to this outbreak.
  • Creekside Landing long-term care in Vernon has 23 cases: 12 residents and 11 staff, with one death linked to this outbreak.
  • Williams Lake Seniors Village has two cases: one resident and one staff.
  • Noric House long-term care in Vernon has 39 cases: 24 residents and 15 staff.
  • Heritage Square long-term care in Vernon has 53 cases: 40 residents and 13 staff, with five deaths connected to this outbreak.
  • Heritage Retirement Residence in West Kelowna has 46 cases: 41 residents and five staff, with two deaths connected to this outbreak.
  • Teck mining operations remains at 16 IH cases linked to the outbreak.
  • McKinney Place long-term care in Oliver has 78 cases: 55 residents and 23 staff, with 17 deaths connected to this outbreak.
  • Village by the Station long-term care in Penticton has 10 cases: five residents and five staff, with one death connected to this outbreak.
  • Mountainview Village long-term care in Kelowna has 16 cases: eight residents and eight staff, with two deaths connected to this outbreak.


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