Zero cases of COVID-19 on Monday in Niagara

Zero cases of COVID-19 on Monday in Niagara

The province also reported four new deaths related to COVID-19 after two straight days of no deaths.

Lincoln continues to be the municipality with the highest number of cases not yet cleared. Then, from mid-May through the first week of July, the numbers dropped into the hundreds each day.

Elliott said the uptick in the total new case number is "largely due the result of localized increases".

Of the new patients, the majority were between the ages of 20 and 39.

Sixteen thousand test specimens remained under investigation on Tuesday.

The death toll remains at 2,789 with no new deaths added.

Get tested if you have any COVID-19 symptoms or are feeling sick.

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Réka Gustafson, B.C.'s deputy provincial health officer, today (August 17) issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia. In total, nine long-term care or assisted-living facilities and one acute-care facility have active outbreaks.

Officials announced 236 new cases since Friday during a briefing Monday, including the second highest single-day increase of 100 since the pandemic began. The county has had 81 positive cases.

Teresa Frankovich said this group plays an important role in limiting spread of COVID-19.

Maintain physical distancing (two metres apart) and use masks when distancing is not possible.

The six new cases are the only active ones in the region, according to Island Health.

Those professionals have been tasked with making sure that people exposed to COVID-19 self isolate and monitor themselves for symptoms.

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