British Columbia announced 55 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the provincial total to 2,053 and the national total past 50,000.
B.C. also announced two more deaths, bringing the toll to 105, while a total of 1,190 people have fully recovered.
There are no new outbreaks in long-term care homes but 391 cases have been associated with B.C. facilities and acute care units, said Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer.
Dr. Henry indicated that the majority of new cases in B.C. are from the Superior Poultry and United Poultry plants in the province, 46 and 34 cases respectively. There are also 120 cases in inmates and 12 staff cases at the Mission Institution, a medium security correctional facility.