Posted June 19, 2020 6:32 pm
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British Columbia has gone another week without a COVID-19 death.
The province did not hold a live briefing, but announced seven new test-positive cases of the virus in a statement Friday.
The province has confirmed 2,784 positive cases of the virus, and another six “epidimiologically linked” cases in total.
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More than 87 per cent of COVID-19 patients in B.C. have recovered, while 168 people have died.
Of the remaining 178 active cases, 11 were in hospital Friday, six of them in intensive care.
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There were no new health-care or community outbreaks reported Friday.View link »
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