Fraser Health says Dania Home is a long-term care facility owned and operated by Dania Home Society. "The staff member worked in one contained unit in Dania Home and did not work in other areas". Of the total COVID-19 cases, five people are in hospital (no change from July 30), two of whom are in intensive care.
Hoping to avoid further community exposure events over the B.C. Day long weekend, Health Minister Adrian Dix urged residents to socialize safely and directed people to Dr. Bonnie Henry's Good Times Guide on the government of British Columbia website.
There are now two long-term care facilities and one acute care facility with active COVID-19 outbreaks in B.C.
Dix and Henry said there have been no new community outbreaks over the last 24 hours. No new community outbreaks were reported, and the outbreaks in Haida Gwaii and at Fraser Valley Packers Inc. continue to be monitored and supported by public health teams.
"We can make this B.C. Day holiday weekend one where we find the right balance: having those important social connections with our friends and family, while taking precautions to protect ourselves and those around us", read the statement from Dix and Henry.
"Good times have been linked to community outbreaks of COVID-19 in B.C.", the guide opens.
Twenty-four of the new cases are in the Fraser Health region, 12 of the in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, nine are in the Interior Health region, two are in the Northern Health Region, one is on Vancouver Island and two are people from out of country. The assisted living, long-term care homes and seniors' rental buildings with ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks are.
A total of 3,168 people who have tested positive for the virus are now considered recovered.