Coronavirus Canada updates: Four more deaths in British Columbia

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Ninety-eight people have died in B.C., after health officials recorded four more fatalities since yesterday.

Along with the deaths, 29 new cases were identified for a total of 1,853. Of B.C.’s total cases, there are 96 patients in hospital, including 41 in intensive care, while 1,141 people have recovered from the virus.

Six of the new cases are in connection to the United Poultry processing plant in East Vancouver, where there are now 35 total cases. There remain two diagnoses in connection with Superior Poultry Processors in Coquitlam, which were identified yesterday.

Ten cases in B.C. are linked to the outbreak at Kearl Lake oilsands in northern Alberta, while there remains 78 cases in connection to a medium security correctional facility in Mission, B.C.

B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry didn’t report any new outbreaks among acute care units and long-term care homes, where there are a combined 23 cases.

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