11 new COVID-19 cases in B.C. and no new deaths, Haro Park Centre outbreak declared over

British Columbia health declared one of the province’s earliest and worst outbreaks of COVID-19 at a long-term care home over Saturday, as it announced 11 new cases of the virus around the province.

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said the outbreak at Haro Park Centre has officially been cleared, as had another outbreak at the Evergreen House.

For the second day in a row, the province announced no new cases.

Henry said there were also no new community outbreaks Saturday.

B.C. has now recorded 2,573 test-positive cases of the virus, nearly 85 per cent of whom have recovered.

Of the remaining 228 active cases in B.C., 35 people were in hospital and five in intensive care.

On Friday, B.C. reported just four new cases of COVID-19, and no new deaths.

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