COVID-19: BC reports 12 deaths, more than 480 new cases over three days | FULL

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B.C. health officials recorded more than 480 new cases of COVID-19 over the past three days, along with 12 deaths.

Deputy provincial health officer Dr. Reka Gustafson reported Monday that there were 218 cases from Friday to Saturday, the first time since Monday the number of daily cases topped 200. A total of 131 cases were reported from Saturday to Sunday, the lowest single-day total since Oct. 14, and there were 133 cases from Sunday to Monday.

The totals bring the seven-day average of daily cases to 177, the lowest since Oct. 20.

The number of people in hospital with the disease dipped by 25 to 199, marking the first time the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. dipped below 200 since mid-November. The number of people in intensive care rose by four to 63.

The 12 deaths bring the province’s COVID-19 death toll to 1,722.

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