The latest B.C. COVID-19 numbers: 2,916 cases, 2,590 recovered, 174 deaths

Health officials have announced 12 new cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours.

There are now 152 active cases in the province and 18 are in hospital, with four of those in critical care.

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Of the province's 2,916 cases, there have been 981 infected in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 1,538 in Fraser Health, 131 in Vancouver Island Health, 201 in Interior Health (one new case today) and 65 in Northern Health since the pandemic began in B.C. in January.

With the outbreak at the Valhaven Home long-term care home in Fraser Health region now declared over, four health-care facility outbreaks remain. One other community outbreak remains and no new outbreaks were declared on Tuesday.

A total of 174 people have died of COVID-19 in B.C., while 2,590 have fully recovered. No new deaths were announced on Tuesday.

The statement, from Health Minister Adrian Dix and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry, also warned British Columbians to maintain physical distancing practices, to stay home when feeling sick and to limit interactions with people and "keep your bubbles small."

"While this will be a different Canada Day for all of us, there are many virtual celebrations being planned and other fun ways to safely connect with friends and family. By doing our part, we can continue to keep our curve flat and protect our communities and those we care for most," the statement reads.

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