Since the pandemic began, the Island Health region has seen a total of 505 coronavirus cases.
The district-wide total of recovered cases is now 6,188 (79 percent).
A man in his 60's who was a resident of the City of Dallas. Currently, 3,990 patients are hospitalized with the disease. In addition to losing a 16th resident, Ohio County gained 33 new confirmed COVID-19 cases today. The county is also still reporting 11 COVID-19 outbreaks at congregate care settings, according to the county's "weekly update" on the virus.
The state Department of Health reported 2,887 new cases and 14 new deaths on Wednesday. As community transmission increases, hospital staff are increasingly becoming COVID positive or are quarantined.
The health authority now has 152 active cases of COVID-19, including two people who are in hospital. We must be committed to each other, our community, and to slowing the spread of COVID-19.
There were 764 COVID-19 patients in acute care in Dallas County for the period ending on Tuesday, November 24. People in their 40s make up 19% of the cases. Individual choices are critical in reducing your risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19.
Please consider subscribing today and support our work in the community. You can do the same and reduce their burden by staying home this holiday season. Table 8 is a summary of confirmed and probable cases and deaths since late June in Dallas County. No PCR cases were discharged, and four probable cases were discharged.
A total of 19,814 individuals who tested positive have now recovered. "This brings the total to Seven Hundred and Seventy-Six (776) positive cases in Mason County".
Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said Tuesday that the Latin American country may start COVID-19 vaccinations in December if regulatory institutions certify the effectiveness of related drugs. Even using the 5 percent positivity rate, there would be one COVID-19 positive spreader for every 20 persons.
"I have no time for people who are belligerent and are trying to make some sort of a statement about anti-masks, and think that this is not a truly challenging pandemic", she said during a press conference on Wednesday. "I'm concerned about people with disabilities that may not always be readily apparent, and I know that they feel very vulnerable and we do need to find that balance".