One virus death, 22 new cases across UP

B.C. COVID-19 case count grows by 559; no new cases or deaths in long-term care

That number increased to 66 on Wednesday after the county announced two deaths from last week.

The total number of cases related to variants of concern is five.

New Brunswick Public Health is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, the first day with no new cases reported in the province since December 20, 2020. There were 26 people in intensive care with COVID-19 on Thursday, including 16 people who are no longer infectious but still needed the critical care. 4,690 people have received both doses, which means roughly 15% of all County residents have received at least one dose, and 5.86% completely immunized.

BC health officials said on Tuesday that 559 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the province, bringing the provincially recorded total to 77,822.

New infections were reported in all but the Prairie Mountain health region, including 31 in Winnipeg, 30 in Northern Health, seven in Interlake-Eastern and two in Southern Health-Sante Sud.

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The data was reported as Public Health reported a positivity rate of 5.18 percent for COVID-19 tests administered between January 31 and February 6.

The data, shared by the health department on Tuesday, Feb. 23, is broken down by age, race/ethnicity and ZIP code.

Fourteen more COVID-19 deaths were reported statewide which raises the overall total to 12,039.

Globally, more than 112 million cases have been reported and 2.49 million people have died as of Wednesday.

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