B.C. health officials announced 564 new cases of COVID-19 and four more deaths on Thursday as the number of variants of concern continues to climb.
Of the new cases, 46 were identified as variants, bringing B.C.’s total to 246.
A total of 248 people are in hospital, 63 of whom are in intensive care. There are currently 4,743 active cases of COVID-19 in B.C. and 1,376 people have died of the disease since the pandemic began.
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