The B.C. Government announced Monday that 1,692 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were identified in the province in the last 72 hours.
“Over a three-day period, B.C. is reporting 1,692 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 179,646 cases in the province,” the Government of B.C. said in a statement.
The statement further added that 644 new cases were identified between September 17-18, 613 cases were identified between September 18-19, and 435 new cases were identified between September 19-20.
There are 5,608 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, the B.C. Government said, adding that of the active cases, 307 individuals are in hospital and 156 are in intensive care.
The Government of B.C. also added that 11 new deaths were reported in the last 72 hours, for an overall total of 1,899.