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Active COVID-19 infections, and hospitalizations continue to fall across B.C. (SPH)

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

Another 13 people have died from COVID-19 in B.C., raising the province’s death toll to 1,259

The trend of fewer British Columbians in hospital with COVID-19, and fewer residents battling active infections continued on February 8, as the government released new data.

There are now 234 people in B.C. hospitals battling the virus that spawned a global pandemic. That is 19 fewer than the last update, on February 5, and the lowest total since November 20, when there were 227 people in B.C. hospitals with the virus. Of those now in hospital, 69 individuals are in intensive care units (ICU).

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