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Six more British Columbians die from COVID-19, as hospitalizations continue to fall (SPH)

Dr. Bonnie Henry (Photo credit: North Shore News)
Dr. Bonnie Henry (Photo credit: North Shore News)

There have not been as few people battling COVID-19 in B.C. hospitals since November 20.

Another six British Columbians have died overnight from complications related to the COVID-19 virus, bringing the province’s death toll from the pandemic to 1,240, according to Ministry of Health statistics.

Some good news can be seen in the recent reduction in the number of serious COVID-19 infections.

The number of hospitalized patients battling COVID-19 has fallen significantly through 2021, and now sits at 257. At the end of 2020, there were 374 people battling the virus in hospitals across the province. There have not been as few people battling COVID-19 in B.C. hospitals since November 20.

Of those hospitalized, 76 people are in intensive care units, down by four from yesterday.

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