Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced 24 new cases of COVID-19, as the province total reaches 2,940.

Of those, there are 160 active cases, 17 of which are in hospital including 2 in intensive care.

Ten of the hospitalized people are in the Fraser Health Authority.

3 more deaths have occurred, as the death toll reaches 177.

Additionally, 2,603 people have now fully recovered – an 88% recovery rate.

There have been no new cases in Northern Health for over three weeks.

Henry reminded the public that anyone entering British Columbia from outside the country must self-isolate for 14 days.

All community outbreaks have been declared over.

Dr. Henry also spoke on border restrictions, including the closed border between Canada and the United States:

“My understanding is that those restrictions have been expanded until August 31st.”

The breakdown by health authority is as follows:

  • 989 Vancouver Coastal Health
  • 1,553 in Fraser Health
  • 201 in Interior Health
  • 132 in Island Health
  • Northern Health 65