B.C. records 200th coronavirus death, 80 new cases

British Columbia reached a somber milestone Thursday, reporting its 200th death from COVID-19.

Deputy provincial health officer Dr. Reka Gustafson announced two new deaths at a media briefing, along with 80 new cases of the virus.

Gustafson also reported a new community outbreak involving nine cases at a Loblaws in the Fraser Health region.

The number of active cases fell to 780, after reaching a new record of 798 a day earlier.

Another 2,574 people remain in self-isolation due to potential exposure.

Eleven people are in hospital, including four in critical care.

Nearly 80 per cent of B.C.’s total 4,825 COVID-19 cases have recovered.

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