COVID-19 update 8 January 2021. There are now 341 people hospitalized, with 78 in intensive care. Interior Health has identified an additional 20 cases of COVID-19 linked to the Big White Mountain community cluster as of Tuesday, bringing the total number of … WHO Regional Office for Europe UN City Marmorvej 51 DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø Denmark Tel. The total number of deaths is now at 35, with a new death at Oliver’s McKinney Place announced today (Jan. 7). When a case of COVID-19 is confirmed, IH public health will work quickly to determine close contacts, and will contact parents/guardians of students who are considered to be at risk. Mountainview Village long-term care in Kelowna remains at 16 cases: eight residents and eight staff, with two deaths connected to this outbreak. REVELSTOKE, B.C. The number of active cases is 809. KAMLOOPS — Interior Health says COVID-19 cases have increased in the region, with 70 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. The Florida Department of Health is issuing 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates every day to keep residents and visitors safe and aware. World Health Organization Coronavirus disease situation dashboard presents official daily counts of COVID-19 cases and deaths worldwide, while providing a hub to other resources. Data from the BC COVID-19 Dashboard are available for download and mapping, see below (scroll down). This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Washington Monument closed down after Interior Secretary tests positive for COVID-19 Continue Reading Show full … 679 of those cases are active, with those people in isolation. Teck mining operations remains at 16 IH cases linked to the outbreak. Village by the Station long-term care in Penticton remains at nine cases: five residents and four staff with one death connected to this outbreak. Interior Health (IH) is reporting 82 new cases of COVID-19 in the region, bringing the total number of cases to 2,502. COVID-19 numbers in Revelstoke continue to skyrocket. : +45 45 33 70 00 Fax: +45 45 33 70 01 Map and directions Send us an email In Interior Health’s latest weekly updates on Jan. 6, there were 37 more cases between Dec. 27 and Jan. 2. With an additional 20 cases confirmed, a total of 96 cases are now linked to the cluster. View the current year news releases below. Heading into Christmas holidays, the provincial health officer urged British Columbians to follow current health guidelines. 679 of those cases are active, with those people in isolation. An emailed statement from the health authority says 675 cases are active as of Thursday (Dec. 24). Interior Health (IH) is reporting 82 new cases of COVID-19 in the region, bringing the total number of cases to 2,502. The cluster at Big White currently remains at 60 cases; an update is expected on Friday, Dec. 17. We are managing the COVID-19 outbreak in Australia as a health emergency. One death came at … READ MORE: Big White COVID-19 cluster grows to 111 cases. Heritage Retirement Residence in West Kelowna has 14 cases. The numbers, announced Jan. 4, are from four reporting periods. Interior Health provided its final daily update of the year today, with the 83 new cases bringing the region to 3,889 total cases since the pandemic began. More about COVID-19 update 8 January 2021 Interior Health declares long-term care outbreak at Mountainview Village in Kelowna. The outbreak has 27 confirmed cases that involve three sites operated by Teck Mining Ltd, impacting residents who live in the area and as far away as Vancouver Island, Alberta, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Labrador. Interior Health has provided an update on several COVID-19 outbreaks in Okanagan care homes, which have contributed to four more BC Interior deaths in the past four days. The agency issued a public health alert for the area on Jan. 5. to 48,609, spread through the province as follows: So far, Dr. Henry says 8,178 people have received the first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. 29 people are in hospital, with six being treated in intensive care. We remain grateful to community leaders for their support, and remind everyone not to stigmatize or We partner with school districts to share information when there are COVID-19 exposures at schools. Another 83 cases of COVID-19 were identified in the BC Interior over the past 24 hours. There have been no new deaths in the region. Interior Health provided its final daily update of the year today, with the 83 new cases bringing the region to … Heritage Retirement Residence in West Kelowna has 36 cases: 31 residents and five staff, with one death connected to this outbreak. Interior Health updates. Interior Health has given three COVID-19 updates so far in 2021 and all three have included at least one death. The total of cases is now at 4,406. Thirty-five people are in hospital, seven of whom are in intensive care. “Take a walk with those in your household and spread some cheer with neighbourhood carolling, or drop off a warm meal or holiday treats to someone who may be away from their family this year. The total remains at 28. ... UPDATE: Revelstoke COVID-19 community cluster . Health … B.C. Northern Health public exposures and outbreaks, including schools. Currently, there are 822 active cases with those individuals in isolation. The reported death occurred in the community and is not tied to any ongoing outbreaks. Interior Health (IH) announced 96 new cases of COVID-19 in the region. “Today is our most tragic report since the beginning of this devastating … since Friday, including 250 within the Interior Health region. Interior Health (IH) is reporting 290 new COVID-19 cases and four more deaths over the New Year’s long weekend. — Interior Health (IH) is once again singling out the community of Revelstoke for increased COVID-19 spread. The province recorded 582 new cases today, and a dozen more virus-related fatalities. Coronavirus Canada Updates: Ontario reports 3,270 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations near 1,200 On the day Ontario set a record for highest number of new cases of COVID-19 in a single day, 31 more Ottawa residents tested positive for COVID-19. Of these, 38 people are in hospital, five of whom in intensive care. In their final update of 2020, Interior Health (IH) is reporting 83 new cases of COVID-19 in the region, in the past 24 hours. The seven deaths come alongside 188 new cases, for a total of 3,312 total COVID-19 diagnoses. Fern Enlow (95) and Chester Haizimsque (77) were the first two of 20 residents vaccinated at Terraceview Lodge with the Moderna vaccine Todd Hamilton; Jan. 3, 2021 12:00 p.m. Local News; News At 106 cases between … Seven people in Interior Health have died due to COVID-19 over the weekend, health officials reported on Monday (Dec. 21). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Framework for Conditional Sailing Order that introduces a phased approach for the safe and responsible resumption of passenger cruises. The number of deaths within IH remains at six. Terrace administers its first COVID-19 vaccines. Phone: (250) 372-3322Newsroom: (250) 851-3204, We strive to achieve the highest ethical standards in all that we do. There have been 2,146 new cases of COVID-19 registered in B.C. Interior Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Mountainview Village long-term care home after conducting a thorough public health investigation. Of the total 3,889 since testing began, 677 are active and on isolation. We will update this page every day by 9 pm AEST with the current situation, latest case numbers and related information. There were 290 new cases identified in the region since New Year’s Eve and here’s how they broke down by day: 107 cases reported on Jan. 1 … There have now been 808 deaths since the pandemic arrived in the province. Interior Health’s daily COVID-19 case count has held fairly steady at between 70-85 cases for the past week or so. 19 people are in the hospital, with five individuals in intensive care. Twenty-eight are in the hospital, seven of whom are in ICU. Interior Health (IH) announced 96 new cases of COVID-19 in the region. ELKFORD (NEWS 1130) — A COVID-19 outbreak linked to Teck mining operations near Elkford, north of Sparwood, has been declared by Interior Health. The total number of deaths is now at 35, with a new death at Oliver’s McKinney Place announced today (Jan. 7). Here’s an update on all of the region’s current outbreaks: Woman fined $460 after refusing to wear mask at Interior ski hill, Rescue operation underway after international flight loses contact over Indonesia, COVID-19 exposures confirmed at multiple Interior high schools, Man sent to hospital with severe injuries following scary snowmobile crash on Interior lake, 7 different drug checking alerts issued in Kamloops and the Okanagan, 19 new flights through BC added to the COVID-19 exposure list, 'It was way too soon': Vernon Search and Rescue mourns loss of member with 45 years of service, Victoria no longer flushes raw sewage into ocean after area opens treatment plant. The number of deaths within IH remains at six. “This Christmas and over the holiday weekend is the time to try the many new virtual activities that have been arranged this year – whether a church service, holiday choral concert or theatre performance. Check our Public Exposure s page for the latest information; For earlier updates, check out the Interior Health Media Releases page; Provincial Health Officer Orders, Notices, and Guidance. For the second straight day, there were no deaths to report and that total sits at 28. There have been a total of 585 cases notified in South Australia. Noric House long-term care in Vernon remains at six cases: five residents and one staff. The FDA continues critical work to protect public health during the COVID … Interior Health reported another 61 cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the region’s total to 4,239 since the start of the pandemic. Links to COVID-19 (coronavirus) information for Canadians including current situation, statistics, financial support, your health, travel, immigration, safety and awareness resources. In their final update of 2020, Interior Health (IH) is reporting 83 new cases of COVID-19 in the region, in the past 24 hours. The health authority only noted the other three as community deaths. Follow them on Twitter for real-time updates. Access KamloopsBCNow using your Facebook account, or by entering your information below. Interactive tools, including maps, epidemic curves and other charts and graphics, with downloadable data, allow users to track and explore the latest trends, numbers and statistics at global, regional and country levels. British Columbia’s Interior Health authority has issued a COVID-19 alert to its residents as cases rise in the region. Currently, there are 822 active cases with those individuals in isolation. A total of 17 people have now died of COVID-19 in the Interior Health region. Heritage Square long-term care in Vernon has 21 cases: 13 residents and eight staff. The next update on this outbreak will be Friday, Jan. 8. '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 … This is a list of possible exposures to COVID-19 within… Of these, 38 people are in hospital, five of whom in intensive care. Thirty-three people are hospitalized with the virus, seven of whom are in the ICU. Interior Health is reporting 66 more COVID-19 infections on Thursday, Dec. 17, for a total of 3,064 cases since testing began. There have been three new cases of COVID-19 today, all reported from a medi-hotel. 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 … A total of 46 cases are now associated with a COVID-19 community cluster in Revelstoke and the surrounding area. Per capita, IH says Revelstoke’s rates are higher than many areas of B.C. McKinney Place long-term care in Oliver remains at 75 cases: 54 residents and 21 staff, with 12 deaths connected to this outbreak. What you need to know about COVID-19. The new cases bring the total case count in B.C. This brings the total case-count in the region to 769 since testing began. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine are holding a COVID-19 update Friday, after more than 10,000 new cases and 215 coronavirus deaths were reported in … There have been no new deaths in the region. Currently, there are 677 active cases, 38 people in hospital and five people in the intensive care unit. Interior Health news releases are posted by month and date. In a bulletin released Tuesday (Jan. 5), IH says the region saw 22 new cases last week, up from seven cases the week prior. Outbreak declared at Williams Lake Seniors Village with one resident testing positive. 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