B.C. recorded 438 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, along with two additional deaths.
Of the new cases, 137 were in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 249 were in the Fraser Health region, 19 in Island Health, 16 in Interior Health, and 17 in Northern Health.
The province reported an additional 22 cases involving variants of concerns, bringing the total number of cases in B.C. to 182. Eight cases involving variants are active.
The deaths bring the province’s COVID-19 death toll to 1,365.
The number of people in hospital with the disease rose by seven to 243. Of those patients, 63 are in intensive care.
There are 4,679 active cases of COVID-19 in B.C. while 8,445 people are self-isolating due to possible exposure to the novel coronavirus.
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