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Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:
"Today, we are reporting 656 new cases of COVID-19, including three epi-linked cases, for a total of 33,894 cases in British Columbia.
Interior Health is making it easier for people in the Kootenay Boundary regions to access and navigate home and community care and chronic disease management services.
The new service is also being made available in the Cariboo Chilcotin and Central Okanagan.
The central number was launched as a pilot project in South Okanagan on Sept. 8, 2020.
In the same week that the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020-2021 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, student-athletes on the Selkirk College Saints found brightness through focus on community leadership.
Interior Health said Tuesday a total of 46 cases are now associated with a COVID-19 community cluster in Revelstoke and the surrounding area.
In a media release, Interior Health said of the 46 total cases, 32 are currently active – and many of the new cases are associated with previously confirmed cases.
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