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BC reports 519 new COVID-19 cases and 12 additional deaths

Health officials reported 519 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.

In a written statement, Dr. Bonnie Henry also confirmed 12 new deaths, bringing BC's death toll to 1,031.

There are currently 368 people in hospital, down eight patients from Tuesday, 76 of whom are in intensive care.

BC's active case count now sits at 4,810, down nearly 1,500 cases from last week, with 8,719 people are under active public health monitoring.

An outbreak has been declared at the Cariboo Memorial Hospital new Williams Lake, where four staff members have tested positive for COVID-19.

According to health officials, the province has administered 9,050 additional tests in the past 24 hours.

There have been 51,893 people who have now recovered from the virus.



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