Douglas County's COVID-19 cases increase to 79; seven remain active

Douglas County's COVID-19 cases increase to 79; seven remain active

Douglas County's COVID-19 cases increase to 79; seven remain active

Friday's updated numbers from the provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, and Health Minister Adrian Dix bring the total number of cases in British Columbia to 2,709.

After six days without a death from COVID-19, B.C. has lost another life to the novel coronavirus.

For a complete county-by-county list, visit the Georgia Department of Public Health's website.

According to the Department, 22 of the cases would normally have been reported on Thursday or Friday, but were delayed due to "technical reasons as part of normal laboratory practice".

There is one new COVID-19 case in Winneshiek County, increasing the cumulative positive count from 24 to 25. We offer our condolences to everyone who has lost their loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The province's death toll stands at 168, with only 187 cases active at present.

Of the total COVID-19 cases, 12 individuals are hospitalized, three of whom are in intensive care. Locally, the 46563 zip code that includes the City of Plymouth has had the most cases at 151. The remaining people with COVID-19 are recovering at home in self-isolation.

There are no new outbreaks of the virus, either in the community or in health-care settings. The county's testing rate per 1,000 people was 35.9.

Validation of data by the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of five deaths and one confirmed case, which is reflected in the national tallies.

"The ministry continues to encourage all businesses and organisations to display the official QR code posters to provide New Zealanders with the opportunity to keep track of where they've been with the NZ Covid Tracer app".

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