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115 new COVID-19 cases in BC today

By Richmond Sentinel

Published 4:19 PDT, Wed October 7, 2020

Health authorities announced 115 new cases of COVID-19 in BC today, including five that are epidemiologically linked, for a total of 9,956. 

Of the total cases, 1,387 are active. There are 3,042 people under active public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases.

There remain 71 people who are hospitalized with COVID-19, but the intensive care number has decreased by one to 15. There were no new COVID-19 related deaths.

There were also no new healthcare facility outbreaks, and the outbreak at Rideau Retirement Centre has been declared over. In total, 15 longterm care or assisted living facilities and three acute care facilities have active outbreaks. There were no new community outbreaks, although there continue to be exposure events around the province. 

For a list of community exposure events, click here.

For the latest medical updates, including case counts, prevention, risks and testing, visit: http://www.bccdc.ca/ or follow @CDCofBC on Twitter.

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