BC. In the last five days, 2206 new cases of COVID-19 and 74 deaths reported

There were 512 cases Thursday through Friday, 447 cases Friday through Saturday, 424 cases Saturday through Sunday, 441 cases Sunday through Monday, and 382 cases Monday through Tuesday

Of the new cases, 378 were in the Vancouver Coastal Health area, Jan.375 the Fraser Health region, 44 the Island Health department, 238 the Interior Health department, and 171 the Northern Health

The seven-day moving average of BC.The positivity rates rose to 79 percent, and the deaths raised the province’s COVID-19 death toll to 882

The number of people hospitalized with the disease rose by 32 to 373 of which 80 are in the intensive care unit

The province’s last update came on Christmas Eve, when 582 new cases of COVID-19 and 12 more deaths were reported

Tuesday’s press conference was the first since officials confirmed the province’s first case of a variant of coronavirus first identified in the UK

The case involves a person in the Island Health area who flew from London to Vancouver on Air Canada Flight 855 on December 15, according to a statement from the province

COVID-19 BC Update, Bonnie Henry Update

World News – CA – BC. recorded 74 COVID-19 deaths over five days and 2206 new cases

Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/7546022/bc-coronavirus-update-december-29/