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COVID-19 cases continue to mount with 266 in Interior Health

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September 01, 2021 - 4:37 PM

There were another 785 new COVID-19 cases recorded in B.C. in the last 24 hours, according to a Ministry of Health news release issued today, Sept. 1.

Of those, 266 were in the Interior Health region but the Fraser Health region in now recording almost as many new cases with 246. There were 110 in Vancouver Coastal, 69 on Vancouver Island and 94 in the Northern Health region.

There were two more deaths recorded, one each in Vancouver Coastal and Island health regions, bringing the provincial total to 1,818.

There are 2,299 active cases in Interior Health out of a total of 5,873 in all of B.C. There are 199 people in hospital with COVID, 112 of whom are in intensive care.

No data on vaccination rates was included in the news release.

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