Today’s new case count matched a high for recent weeks that was set on the weekend, and active cases resumed increasing again, including in Interior Health, which had seen some decreases in recent days.
Hospitalized cases also increased, there were new deaths, and 18 flights were listed as having potential public exposures.
Today, the B.C. Health Ministry is reporting 724 new COVID-19 cases (including five epi-linked cases).
Currently, there are 5,640 active cases, which is an increase of 285 cases since yesterday.
By health region, the new and active cases include:
- 271 new cases in Interior Health, with 2,014 total