Interior Health reported seven new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, Oct. 29, bringing the region’s total case-count since the pandemic began to 734.
Eighty-nine cases remain active, none of which are currently hospitalized.
The death toll in Interior Health remains at three, the latest of which —and the first since April — was announced yesterday.
Across the province, health officials reported 234 new cases and one new death on Thursday.
The death, provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said, came after a senior in the Fraser Health region contracted the virus at a 10-person birthday party. The death toll is now 262 provincewide.
The total number of active confirmed cases rose to 2,344 across the province. Eighty-six people are in hospital, 24 of whom are intensive care.
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