B.C. reports 26 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths over three-day period

Health officials on Monday reported 26 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C. over the past three days and no new deaths.










Dr. Bonnie Henry on the reopening of B.C. casinos


Dr. Bonnie Henry on the reopening of B.C. casinos

Ten cases were from Friday to Saturday, 14 were from Saturday to Sunday, and two were from Sunday to Monday.

There are 2,904 confirmed cases of the disease in the province. Of those, 2,577 patients have fully recovered, or about 89 per cent.

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B.C. now has just 153 active cases. Eighteen patients are in hospital, with five of them in intensive care.

The province’s COVID-19 death toll remains at 174.

Over the weekend, Vancouver Coastal Health notified the public of possible COVID-19 exposure at a Vancouver strip club.










Phase 3 restart: Impact on Indigenous communities in B.C.


Phase 3 restart: Impact on Indigenous communities in B.C.

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said three people who attended Brandi’s Exotic Show Lounge on Hornby Street between the hours of 9 p.m. and 3 a.m. from June 21 to June 24 have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Anyone who attended Brandi’s during those hours should monitor themselves for symptoms for 14 days.

Henry says contact tracing is underway in relation to the exposure event and “several close contacts are in isolation.”

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— With files from Simon Little




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