B.C. records only 4 new coronavirus cases from new outbreaks at 2 companies

B.C. has recorded only four new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours.

Those new cases are outbreaks at two Lower Mainland companies: Maersk Distribution in Delta and New World Technologies​ in Abbotsford.

There have been no new deaths from COVID-19.

This brings total of cases in the province to 2,601 with the deaths remaining at 165.

Thirty-one people remain in hospital, which is down one from Monday, but eight people are in ICU, up three from the same day.

A total of 2,229 people around B.C. have now recovered from the virus.

There remain 207 active cases​.

There are no new community outbreaks and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said she was very pleased to announce the outbreak at Abbotsford Regional Hospital has been declared over.

There are eight active outbreaks across B.C., all at long-term care homes.

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There were still 13 active outbreaks in B.C., 12 in long-term care and assisted living homes. The outbreak at the Residence at Clayton Heights has been declared over.

There were no new community outbreaks Monday.

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B.C. health officials are warning anyone who attended Sunday’s protest in Vancouver in the wake of George Floyd’s death in the U.S. to monitor their health.

An estimated 5,000 people gathered outside the Vancouver Art Gallery in solidarity with protests in the United States after a white police officer in Minneapolis held his knee on Floyd’s neck while the Black man was in handcuffs and crying out that he couldn’t breathe.

Many of the attendees were wearing masks, but health officials said Monday people should keep an eye out for possible COVID-19 symptoms for the next two weeks.

“You may have put yourself at risk and you may bring that back to your home,” Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, said.

“If you have any symptoms at all, you need to self-isolate. You need to get tested. You need to be sure you’re not contributing to further transmission of this virus.”

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B.C. officials will be providing the latest update at 3 p.m. Tuesday. You will be able to watch it above or on the Global BC Facebook page.

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