COVID-19 update for Aug. 7: Here’s the latest on coronavirus in B.C. – Peace River Record Gazette

7August 2020

Here’s your day-to-day upgrade with everything you require to understand on the novel coronavirus circumstance in B.C. for Aug.

7, 2020. Here’s your everyday update with everything you require to understand on the unique coronavirus circumstance in B.C. for Aug. 7, 2020.

We’ll offer summaries of what’s going on in B.C. right here so you can get the current news at a glance. This page will be upgraded regularly throughout the day, with developments included as they take place.

Examine back here for more updates throughout the day.


As of the latest figures provided on Aug. 8:
– Total variety of verified cases: 3,934 (386 active)
– New cases because Aug. 7: 53
– Hospitalized cases: 11
– Intensive care: 4
– COVID-19 associated deaths: 195
– Recovered: 3,353
– Long-term care and assisted-living houses, and severe care centers presently affected: 5

THOROUGH: COVID-19: Here are all

the B.C. cases of the novel coronavirus GUIDES AND LINKS – COVID-19: Here’s whatever you need to know about the novel coronavirus – COVID-19: Vancouver-area occasions held off or cancelled because of spreading infection – COVID-19: What’s open and closed in Metro Vancouver due to coronavirus – B.C. COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool LATEST UPDATES 4 p.m.– Three Vancouver police officers test positive after separating party Three Vancouver law enforcement officer have actually checked positive for COVID-19 after contracting the infection while separating a party, according to the authorities

union president. Ralph Kaisers, who supervises of both the Vancouver Police Union and the B.C. Cops Association, said in a Tweet that 2 VPD patrol groups reacted

to a recent “out of control” party with more than 100 visitors. He stated 3 of the officers have actually given that checked positive for COVID-19 while the other going to officers have been put in self-quarantine. Const. Tania Visintin, spokesperson for the Vancouver Police Department, would just confirmed that three officers had actually checked favorable.

“I do not have any information about a party or how the infection was contracted,”Visintin said. B.C. health officials have blamed houseparty for a current jump in provincial COVID-19 cases. Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial

health officer, said around 45 of the 146 favorable tests reported over the B.C. Day long weekend were directly

connected with houseparty that happened in the Vancouver Coastal Health area. The celebrations are being held in spite of limitations in location under Henry’s public health emergency situation statement that include a restriction on events of more than 50 people.

Surrey RCMP, on the other hand, state a 40-year-old guy has actually been detained for uttering hazards and break and enter in connection with a police crackdown on unlawful after-hour celebrations at business homes in Whalley. 3 p.m.– 53 brand-new cases, no additional deaths On Friday,

B.C. health authorities revealed 53 more people have

evaluated favorable for COVID-19– the greatest single-day tally considering that May 4– to raise the provincial total to 3,934 cases. In a joint declaration, Health Minister Adrian Dix and Dr. Bonnie Henry, the provincial health officer, asked British Columbians to remain vigilant as the case numbers continue to increase.”We have been leaders in how to safeguard our communities and how to restart our economy. Let’s continue to be the

location that leads with compassion and compassion, that interacts and keeps COVID-19 low and slow, “the declaration stated.” This weekend, let’s continue to hold the line and remember that we can keep our curve flat. We can continue to do that by staying dedicated to each other.”Despite the increase in cases, B.C.’s death toll from the illness stays at 195, as no additional deaths were reported on Friday. In reality

, B.C. has not recorded a COVID-19 related death since July 31. Eleven people are presently hospitalized with the respiratory illness, including four in intensive care. 2:30 p.m.– ICBC no longer waiving insurance

cancellation charge ICBC is reestablishing a$30 charge for vehicle drivers wishing to cancel their automobile insurance coverage.

The provincially owned insurance provider began waiving the charge on April 23 in reaction to

the COVID-19 pandemic, which resulted in lots of cars and trucks being taken off the roadway as commuters worked from home. With more people back at work throughout Phase 3 of B.C.’s reboot strategy, ICBC states consumers are reinsuring their vehicles at higher than historic levels. ICBC will start charging the $30 cancellation on Aug. 20.

Other COVID-19 assistance procedures ending that day include the suspension of fleet lorry insurance and the allowance of unlimited shipments by motorists in

non-delivery rate classes. On the other hand, ICBC is continuing to waive its$ 18 re-plating fee for clients who briefly cancelled their insurance. The insurance company will likewise still provide totally free knowledge tests for motorists whose student’s licenses expire during the pandemic.

ICBC says it will continue to permit protection to be renewed by phone or email, while clients dealing with monetary difficulty can still delay their month-to-month payments for as much as 90 days with no charge. 2:15 p.m.– Outbreak at Burnaby senior citizens house A senior living center in Burnaby is under lockdown after 2 people evaluated for COVID-19. A local at the George Derby Centre, a long-lasting care house, and an employee at Derby Manor, which provides independent living for individuals 55 and over, have actually been placed in seclusion following the favorable tests. The centers,

which share a campus however are in separate structures, are both closed to visitors and motion of both personnel and residents has been limited inside the centers. Fraser Health says its fast reaction team is working to determine anybody who might have been exposed. 12:30– More warnings about infection on Canadian flights More flights have actually been added to the list signaling travelers who arrived at British Columbia airports of prospective direct exposure to COVID-19. The B.C. Centre for Illness Control states guests on a Delta flight on July 29

from Seattle to Vancouver and a flight from San Francisco to Vancouver on Aug. 1 might be at threat. 12 a.m.– Health authorities state cases spiking due to the fact that of house parties Health officials in British Columbia state personal celebrations

are contributing to a spike in COVID-19 cases. Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, said around 45 of the 146 favorable tests reported over the B.C. Day vacation were directly

related to houseparty that occurred in the Vancouver Coastal Health region. B.C. health authorities revealed 47 brand-new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, and stated there were no extra deaths to report. LOCAL RESOURCES Here are a number of information and

landing pages for COVID-19 from numerous health and government firms. – B.C. COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool –

Vancouver Coastal Health– Details on Coronavirus Illness(COVID-19)- HealthLink B.C.– Coronavirus(COVID-19 )information page –

B.C. Centre for Disease Control– Unique coronavirus (COVID-19)- Government of Canada– Coronavirus illness(COVID-19): Break out update – World Health Organization– Coronavirus illness(COVID-19)outbreak– with files from The Canadian Press Source:

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