The latest B.C. COVID-19 numbers: 2,601 cases, 2,229 recovered, 165 deaths

The Interior Health region saw its last new case on May 27, and has held at 195 total cases since then

B.C. has seen just four new cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, a figure among the lowest in recent weeks, with the province now one full incubation period into Phase 2 of its restart plan.

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said there has also been no additional deaths due to the disease in the past 24 hours. The death toll stands at 165 people in the province.

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Of the province's now 2,601 cases of COVID-19, 904 have been in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 1,311 have been in Fraser Health, 127 have been in Vancouver Island Health and 64 have been in Northern Health.

The Interior Health region saw its last new case on May 27, and has held at 195 total cases since then.

The one person who remained in an Interior Health region hospital was released sometime in the past 24 hours.

Henry said a number of outbreaks in the province have also been declared over, including outbreaks at four long-term care homes and the one acute care centre outbreak at Abbotsford Hospital, which infected 10 hospital staff and sent two to intensive care.

Eight active outbreaks remain, all at long-term care homes in the province.

So far, those outbreaks have affected 556 people, including 340 residents and 216 staff.

Henry also announced two new community outbreaks, both at offices in the Lower Mainland.

The province now has 207 active cases, with 31 of those in hospital, including eight in critical care.

A total of 2,229 of those infected have now fully recovered.

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