The latest B.C. COVID-19 numbers: 6,830 cases, 5,190 recovered, 213 deaths

B.C. has hit another single-day record of new COVID-19 cases. On Thursday, B.C. health officials announced 139 new cases, identified over the past 24 hours.

Most of the new cases, 127, are in the Lower Mainland and none of the new cases are in the Interior Health region.

article continues below

By health authority, there have been 2,343 cases in Vancouver Coastal Health, 3,551 in Fraser Health, 187 in Vancouver Island Health, 462 in Interior Health, 203 in Northern Health and 84 among those who reside outside Canada.

No new deaths were announced Thursday and a total of 213 have died since the province's first case in late January.

There are currently 42 people in hospital, with 14 of those in critical care. None in the Interior Health region or Vancouver Island Health region are in hospital.

Of B.C.'s now 6,830 confirmed cases, 5,190 have recovered and there are 1,412 active cases.

Another 3,109 people are under active public health monitoring due to potential exposure.

© Kamloops This Week



Question of the Week POLL

How has the smoke filling Kamloops’ skies affected you this year?

or  view results

Popular Kamloops This Week

Events Calendar

Help Us Help Kamloops. Support Local Media.

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Kamloops This Week is now soliciting donations from readers. This program is designed to support our local journalism in a time where our advertisers are unable to due to their own economic constraints. Kamloops This Week has always been a free product and will continue to be free. This is a means for those who can afford to support local media to help ensure those who can’t afford to can get access to trusted local information. You can make a one-time or a monthly donation of any amount and cancel at any time .

NEW: For every donation of $25 or greater, we will offer a digital advertising package to the local non-profit group of your choice.

Click on for more information or to make your donation.

Thank you in advance for your support.