The latest B.C. COVID-19 numbers: 2,360 cases, 1,832 recovered, 131 deaths

Only seven new cases in B.C. in past 24 hours, the lowest since early March, when the surge in cases in B.C. began

B.C. health officials have announced an additional seven cases of COVID-19 in the province.

That figure is the lowest since early March, when the surge in cases in B.C. began.

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There have now been 2,360 cases in the province. Of those cases, 397 remain active, with a total of 1,832 people now fully recovered.

Of those active cases, 63 are in hospital, 16 of whom are in critical care.

By health authority, there have been 1,124 cases in Fraser Health, 874 cases in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 180 cases in Interior Health, 125 cases in Vancouver Island Health and 57 cases in Northern Health.

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry also reported one additional death on Tuesday — a resident of a long-term care home in the Fraser Health region. A total of 131 people have now died of COVID-19 in B.C.

Henry had no new outbreaks to report, but did say that a total of 482 of the province's cases are related to outbreaks in long-term care homes, assisted living facilities and acute care units. Of those cases, 295 are residents and 187 are staff.

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