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B.C. has fewest COVID-19 hospitalizations in more than six weeks (SPH, MSJ)

(Photo credit: Powell River Peak)
(Photo credit: Powell River Peak)

Number of those actively infected stays comparatively low

The number of British Columbians with severe cases of COVID-19 has been falling, with only 329 people now in hospital – the lowest total since December 3.

Other metrics similarly show that the province is turning a corner in fighting the virus that has spawned a global pandemic.

There were 465 new cases reported overnight, for a total of 61,912 people since the first case was identified in B.C. last January. That’s lower than most days so far this year.

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