November 27, 2013

Twenty-eight are in the hospital, seven of whom are in ICU. Interior Health has announced three additional deaths in the region due to COVID-19, as well as 81 more cases of the virus. He says Interior Health is only conducting COVID-19 testing on those exhibiting symptoms of the illness. There are Heritage Retirement Residence in West Kelowna is reporting three additional cases, up to a total of 14. Interior Health (IH) is working in partnership with school districts to support information-sharing when there are COVID-19 exposures at schools. Broken down by day, there were 107 cases reported Jan. 1, 71 on Jan. 2, 52 on Jan. 3 and 60 on Jan. 4. Cases by Local Health Area This remains unchanged since IH’s Dec. 22 update. Of these, 235 are considered active, and on isolation. The outbreak at Oliver’s McKinney Place long-term care home has 56 cases. Mountainview Village in Kelowna is reporting one new case, bringing the total to 15. Twenty-five people are in hospital and eight are in intensive care. Interior Health is reporting 31 new cases of COVID-19 in the region in the past 24 hours. READ MORE: 49 new COVID-19 cases in Interior Health, one additional death. The deaths were all from long-term care homes. An emailed statement from the health authority says 675 cases are active as of Thursday (Dec. 24). The latest diagnosed cases followed the recent pattern, with 402 in Fraser Health, 106 in Vancouver Coastal, 60 in Interior Health, 47 in Northern Health and five on Vancouver Island. Teck mining operations in the Elk Valley has 16 cases linked to the outbreak. KAMLOOPS — Interior Health says COVID-19 cases have increased in the region, with 70 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. Interior Health (IH) is reporting 56 new cases of COVID-19 and one additional death on Tuesday, Dec. 15, for a total of 2,907 since testing began. Neither RCMP nor Kelowna Harvest Fellowship has confirmed whether the church was fined a second time, Peter Christopher Dolecki also faced a two-month suspension, Team says the move was made out of an ‘abundance of caution’, Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations, Shipping, fitting all made complicated by COVID, The ashes were supposed to arrive by Christmas Eve. McKinney Place long term care home in Oliver remains at 75 cases, with no new reported cases since yesterday. Of the total cases, 675 are active, and these individuals are isolating. 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. Indigenous Services Canada had confirmed nearly 10,000 cases of COVID-19 in First Nation communities. Earlier this week, the first doses of the COVID-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine were administered in Interior Health. Eight more people have died of the virus, including one within Interior Health. Thursday, RCMP fine organizer of Kelowna anti-restriction protest, VIDEO: Walls come down at old Vernon Legion site, Mild Okanagan winter confusing vegetation, South Okanagan hospital district decision not the end for clinic funding chances, Outdoor enthusiasts warned to be prepared in North Okanagan backcountry, Two more Central Okanagan schools exposed to COVID-19 in first week back. As of Friday, Nov. 20, the region’s total cases amount to 1,203. Of the total cases, 675 are active, and these individuals are isolating. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck), Outbreak numbers remain mostly unchanged, except for care homes in Central Okanagan. Three people are in hospital, however, none are in ICU. The total number of cases identified to date is 111. There are no new deaths reported for the region; the total remains at 18. Since Friday, Interior Health is reporting 104 new cases of COVID-19. Interior Health reports 290 new COVID-19 cases and 4 new deaths over the long weekend Interior Health’s first COVID-19 update of 2021 is in and it covers a four-day reporting period over the New Year’s long weekend. Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox. Thursday. In cases where not everyone can be reached, we are posting below the locations and times of known possible exposures in our region. VANCOUVER -- Interior Health has announced a cluster of COVID-19 cases at Big White. Please note: even if no public exposures are listed, cases of COVID-19 are present in communities throughout our region, and all public health measures should be followed. RELATED: Chilliwack churches fined $18,400 for defying orders Centre for Disease Control is refining its testing to prioritize the most likely symptoms of the novel coronavirus, including fever or chills, a cough, loss of sense or smell or taste. The number of deaths within IH remains at six. Interior Health (IH) is reporting 82 new cases of COVID-19 in the region, bringing the total number of cases to 2,502. The number of active cases is 809. Five residents and five staff members have tested positive for the virus. Currently, there are 822 active cases with those individuals in isolation. The total of cases is now at 4,406. "As cases surge, Interior Health is committed to ensuring you have timely access to COVID-19 testing in order to diagnose, investigate and contact trace each case of COVID-19. Village by the Station in Penticton remains at eight cases, with no new reported cases since yesterday. Kelowna’s Mountain View Village long-term care home outbreak has grown by three to 10 cases. Interior Health is still seeing an overall increase in confirmed coronavirus cases, but how big or small that rise is varies widely from area to area. In Interior Health, there are 769 active cases of COVID-19, including 35 people in hospital and seven in intensive care. Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox. In an early Christmas Eve update, Interior Health (IH) is reporting 70 new cases of COVID-19 in the region since Wed. Dec. 23. Interior Health is reporting 66 more COVID-19 infections on Thursday, Dec. 17, for a total of 3,064 cases since testing began. The data will be corrected and updated in the next refresh on January 7, 2021. This brings the total number of cases in the region to 3,510 since testing began. 29 people are in hospital, with six being treated in intensive care. Interior Health (IH) is reporting 290 new COVID-19 cases and four more deaths over the New Year’s long weekend. public health officials reported another 625 cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, the highest total since New Year’s Eve as holiday season gathering and travel advisories are up for renewal. @michaelrdrguezLike us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. A woman wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of COVID-19 is seen through Christmas lights, in downtown Vancouver, on Sunday, November 22, 2020. 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 says it is seeing increased COVID-19 cases in the Revelstoke area. explores construction of weir across Koocanusa Reservoir, COVID-19 vaccine arrives in remote First Nations across Canada, #FernieArtStreak produces daily masterpieces, Sister in B.C. Village by the Station long-term care home in Penticton remains at four positive cases of coronavirus. Officials at Interior Health are now discouraging non-essential travel and asking citizens to be vigilant as COVID-19 cases surge in the region. Several members were nonetheless among those who stormed Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The number of active cases is 809. Interior Health (IH) announced 96 new cases of COVID-19 in the region. Do you have something to add to this story, or something else we should report on? Two of the deaths are from Heritage Square in Vernon and one from West Kelowna’s Heritage Retirement Residence. KELOWNA, B.C. Cases by Health Service Delivery Area (Updated weekly on Thursdays) Note - December 31, 2020: A data discrepancy has been identified in Northern Health case counts. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck, Twenty-eight people are in the hospital, seven of whom are in ICU. RELATED: COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford poultry plant. READ MORE: Another 673 people diagnosed with COVID-19 in B.C. B.C. Interior Health said it has not determined a specific source for these new cases. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said the B.C. A total of 818 cases are active. The numbers, announced Jan. 4, are from four reporting periods. 679 of those cases are active, with those people in isolation. 19 people are in the hospital, with five individuals in intensive care. The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the Interior Health region is still growing, according to health officials. The conference brings together seed enthusiasts from communities across B.C. READ MORE: Revelstoke COVID-19 cases ticking up again Mayor Gary Sulz said the surging COVID-19 numbers are concerning, but not surprising as several businesses temporarily closed their doors in recent weeks and a number of cases stemmed from Revelstoke schools over Christmas break. IH announced the death of one resident earlier this week. Health officials have now started updating a Local Health Area (LHA) map each week with new case data. There are currently 272 cases active and in isolation in the health region. This brings the total number of cases in the region to 3,510 since testing began. Twelve Interior Health residents have contracted the virus as a result of an outbreak at a Teck mining operation near Elkford. Maps: COVID-19 cases in B.C. Email: phil.mclachlan@kelownacapnews.com. Another 673 people diagnosed with COVID-19 in B.C. — Interior Health is reporting 25 new cases of COVID-19 linked to a cluster at Big White ski resort where 136 people have tested positive so far. READ MORE: First COVID-19 vaccine administered in Kelowna, READ MORE: Big White COVID-19 cluster grows to 96 cases, Do you have something to add to this story, or something else we should report on? Email: michael.rodriguez@kelownacapnews.com. 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