COVID-19 hospitalizations fall to more than 3,000 below peak in Pa.

By Greg Fry	
		COVID-19 update		508 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C. 25 in Northern Health

This is not the time, he said, to have in-person Karaoke or Trivia contests. Their deaths bring the total number from COVID-19 to 219. Police arrested the male suspect and are recommending assault charges. Nationally, 48 percent of Canadians claim to be doing the same.

"On behalf of the premier and I think everyone in B.C., I want to pass on my condolences to the family, friends and caregivers of the six people who have passed away", said Dix.

British Columbians were found to be the least likely Canadians to take a flight of any kind, particularly in contrast to those in Ontario and Quebec. Johnson's seven-day average of new cases is 122.

There were eight new cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths in Warren County in Friday's report from the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

In contrast, the number of hospitalized cases continues to decrease.

The Province says 217 people are in hospital, 61 of whom are in intensive or critical care.

"We know many Manitobans have asked for their COVID-19 vaccination information from our public health offices".

A cumulative total of 69,970 people have recovered.

"This is another proactive measure to ensure people have access to their own health information", said Health and Seniors Care Minister Heather Stefanson in a news release.

Since the pandemic began, 192,942 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, 36,923 of which are second doses.

20 of the B1351 variant (South Africa).

"We are seeing a decline in outbreaks as well as we are seeing there is substantial protection for the frail and elderly from vaccinations". The department reported a total of 1,279 deaths in its jurisdiction, up nine from Thursday.

Johnson County reported 748 new cases, for a total of 13,634 since March.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's tally on Friday reported 27,737,875 cases, up 67,437 from the previous day. Currently, there remain 11 active cases out of a total of 237 cases involved in this cluster.

In addition, the health department has identified 1,523 probable cases.

Northern Health provided an update on the outbreak at the Pretium Resources Brucejack Mine located north of Stewart, B.C., which was declared on February 10.

"This is very good news because with every individual that is protected through vaccination, we are all safer", deputy provincial health officer Dr. Reka Gustafon said during a news briefing today, February 19.

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