B.C. records 1,079 new cases of COVID-19 and 5 more deaths over the weekend – CBC

There are 68 people in hospital with the disease, 20 of whom are in intensive care

Aug 09, 2021

B.C. health officials announced 1,079 new cases of COVID-19 and five more deaths over the last three days, an average of 360 new cases a day and nearly double last weekend’s average.

The seven day rolling average of new daily cases (355) is now at its highest since May 25.

In a written statement, the provincial health ministry said there are currently 3,036 active cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus in B.C.

The new cases by day are as follows:

Aug. 6-7: 422 new cases
Aug. 7-8: 364 new cases
Aug. 8-9: 293 new cases

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/covid-19-update-aug9-1.6134699

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