Interior Health Area – Alberta Border to Manning Park, Osoyoos to Revelstoke and Golden. All the major centers of Nelson, Cranbrook, Creston, Trail, Penticton, Vernon, Kamloops, Kelowna.
There are 22 hospitals in this cohort – in 4 different Regional Districts
- Five new COVID-19 cases were reported in Interior Health overnight, bringing the total since the start of the pandemic to 520.
- 34 active cases are in isolation.
- No one is in hospital.
Thursday report 148 new cases in BC
While the number of active cases in the province continues to drop, down to 1,371 on Thursday, the number of those being monitored by public health due to potential exposure continues to rise, now at 3,417 across the province.
There are 61 people in hospital, with 22 of those in critical care.
Elsewhere in the province, there have been 3,094 cases in Vancouver Coastal Health, 4,361 in Fraser Health, 203 in Vancouver Island Health, 278 in Northern Health and 87 cases among those who reside outside Canada.
The death count: 229 – 2 in the Interior Region
Below a map of BC showing the Okanagan in context to BC as in a group of the least cases per 100 thousand population.
All graphics and information from: BC’s Centre for Disease Control (Ministry of Health)