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B.C. confirms 146 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 3,787

There are now 74 cases connected to Fraser Valley Packers Inc.
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Dr. Bonnie Henry gives provincial update on COVID-19. Screengrab.

There are now 3,787 cases of COVID-19 in B.C. after health officials announced 146 new cases Tuesday.

From Friday to Saturday there were 43 new cases, from Saturday to Sunday there were 29, from Sunday to Monday there were 46, and from Monday to Tuesday there were 28. 

Four of the new cases were epidemiologically linked. 

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry reported that there have now been a total of 1,119 positive cases in Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), 1,989 in Fraser Health, 146 on Vancouver Island, 377 in Interior Health and 91 in Northern Health.

Additionally, there have been 65 cases of COVID-19 in B.C. of people who reside outside of Canada.

There have been no new health-care facility outbreaks. In total, three long-term care or assisted-living facilities have active outbreaks.

There are now 74 cases connected to Fraser Valley Packers Inc. Public health teams continue to support these active outbreaks. Of note, there are no health concerns related to the consumption of fruit from Fraser Valley Packers Inc. However, people are reminded to always wash fruit and vegetables before eating them.

There have been no new COVID-19 related deaths, and the total remains at 195 fatalities in the province.

Of the total COVID-19 cases, eight individuals are hospitalized, four of whom are in intensive care. The remaining people with COVID-19 are recovering at home in self-isolation.

There are 319 active cases of COVID-19 in the province and 3,273 people who tested positive for COVID-19 have recovered.

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