456 new COVID-19 cases across BC More

Brenda Watkins
February 26, 2021

Less than five of those deaths were reported at Miller's Merry Manor in Culver.

Currently, 7,881 people are under active public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases, and there has been one new COVID-19-related death, for a total of 1,336 deaths in British Columbia. There are 238 individuals now hospitalized with COVID-19, 69 of whom are in intensive care.

There have been 78,278 cases in B.C. since last spring, and 72,219 of those have recovered. There were no new deaths, leaving that total at 63, while the number of people hospitalized rose by three to 38.

The province's first wave of COVID-19 peaked in late March past year at 65 average cases per day, then stayed low until July when it started to creep up - accelerating into a second wave that peaked in late November with an average of 780 daily cases.

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Seniors in long-term care homes, retirement home residents and frontline health care workers have received vaccines so far. Public health officials in Ontario County say a case of the United Kingdom variant of COVID-19 has been identified.

The MDHHS posted 1,316 confirmed new coronavirus positives in MI on Tuesday for a total of 582,719.

New infections were reported in all but the Prairie Mountain health region, including 31 in Winnipeg, 30 in Northern Health, seven in Interlake-Eastern and two in Southern Health-Sante Sud.

According to the most recent report from the Division of Public Health, these individuals were both over the age of 80, and bring their death toll up to 128.

The data, shared by the health department on Tuesday, Feb. 23, is broken down by age, race/ethnicity and ZIP code. There are 1,206 cases now reported to be active.

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