BC has gone 14 consecutive days of reporting over 100 cases of COVID-19,  after announcing 142 new infections today (Thursday).

The provincial total has reached 11,034, and with 2 new cases in the North, the region is now at 345.

The North has 11 active cases, down by 2 from yesterday (Wednesday), there is 1 person in the hospital with the virus in the region and 1 in ICU.

1,494 cases are active in BC, 74 of which are in hospital and 24 are in ICU.

The North has had 331 people recovered as the recovery rate reaches 96%.

BC has announced the first confirmed case of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in a child under the age of 5, who has since recovered.

The province has had 16 suspected cases of the Syndrome.

With 9,257 people recovered from COVID-19, the recovery rate is now 84%.

No new deaths were confirmed in the province, the death toll remains at 250 with 3 of them in the North.

Currently, there are 3,683 people under active public health monitoring.

2,016 tests were administered BC-wide, 1.5% of them had a positive result.

There are no new health care outbreaks, but there is one new community outbreak in the Interior region at a Fed Ex.

“Another important preventive measure is to get an influenza vaccine this fall,” said Provincial Health Officer, Dr.Bonnie Henry, “vaccines are arriving in B.C. now and over the coming weeks.”

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BREAKDOWN BY REGION

345- Northern (+2)

587 – Interior (+2)

3,974 – Vancouver Coastal (+33)

5,800 – Fraser (+103)

239– Island (+2)

89– outside of Canada (=)