Seven new COVID-19 cases in B.C., as province goes a week with no deaths

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British Columbia has gone another week without a COVID-19 death.

The province did not hold a live briefing, but announced seven new test-positive cases of the virus in a statement Friday.

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The province has confirmed 2,784 positive cases of the virus, and another six “epidemiologically-linked” cases in total.

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More than 87 per cent of COVID-19 patients in B.C. have recovered, while 168 people have died.

Of the remaining 178 active cases, 11 were in hospital Friday, six of them in intensive care.

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There were no new health-care or community outbreaks reported Friday.