British Columbia health officials have recorded 19 new cases of COVID-19, increasing its total to 2,775.
There are only 185 active cases in the province, since 2,422 people have recovered from the virus, which is up by six since Tuesday. There are 11 people in hospital, which includes five in intensive care.
“There have been two new health-care facility outbreaks, at the Mission Memorial Hospital and Tabor Home in Abbotsford,” said a press release by health officials. “The outbreak at Tabor Home and at the Maple Hill long-term care facility announced yesterday are connected to the outbreak at Mission Memorial Hospital.
“These recent health-care outbreaks are very concerning and clearly demonstrate that COVID-19 remains in our communities.”
No new fatalities were recorded in B.C.’s latest 24-hour stretch, as the death toll remains at 168.