B.C. reports 102 COVID-19 cases over three days, bringing provincial total to 3,300

Health officials on Monday reported 102 cases of COVID-19 in B.C. over the past 72 hours.

There were 51 cases from Friday to Saturday, 19 cases Saturday to Sunday, and 32 from Sunday to Monday. Four of the cases were epi-linked.

The 51 cases from Friday to Saturday is the highest one-day bump since April 27.

B.C.’s confirmed cases now total 3,300. Of those, 2,858 patients have fully recovered, or about 86 per cent.

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There were no new deaths, leaving the provincial death toll at 189.

The province has 253 active cases, a 22 per cent increase from the same time last week.

Sixteen COVID-19 patients are in hospital, with four of them in intensive care.

The province has seen a rise in confirmed cases, including more than 60 linked to exposures in Kelowna over the past few weeks.

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A newborn infant has tested positive for the novel coronavirus at the neonatal intensive care unit at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry confirmed Friday.

The province is also expected to release new modelling data Monday as well as results from a province-wide survey on the COVID-19 crisis.

There are no new cases at the Site C work camp in the Northern Health region.

— With files from Simon Little

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