The results remain stubbornly high when it comes to daily counts of new cases of COVID, with another 559 British Columbians listed as testing positive for the coronavirus today, the continuation of a curve that does not show much of a sign of bending.
In addition to their observations on the level of positive case counts, Doctor Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix also outlined the next stage of the vaccination program which should ramp up significantly over the next few weeks.“Today, we are reporting 559 new cases, including 29 epi-linked cases, for a total of 77,822 cases in British Columbia.
One very positive trend on the day were the notes on how the case counts at Long Term Care Facilities have dropped to zero in recent days, that after a successful vaccination program.
You can review the full statement here.
|BC CDC Data for British Columbia for February 23 2021|
|BC CDC Data for Northern Health Region for February 23 2021|
You can learn more about the outbreak from both the Province and the Federal government from the links below:
Federal Government site
British Columbia Government site
The World Health Organization website also offers up the latest advisories on the global situation.
More from Northern Health can be reviewed here
You can review our archive of past statements and local information here.
Local governments and organizations have also provided for increased awareness of COVID-19 issues, those past advisories can be reviewed here.
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