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IH reports 28 new cases of COVID-19 as new province-wide restrictions are announced

Interior Health reported 28 new cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours.

That brings the total number of cases in the region since the start of the pandemic with 223 of them currently active.

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Two people are in hospital for COVID-19 in the BC Interior right now and one of them is in the intensive care unit.

No changes were reported in regards to the outbreaks at three long-term care facility outbreaks in Kelowna, Kamloops and Penticton.

Today, Dr. Bonnie Henry announced a number of new province-wide restrictions that go into effect at midnight until at least Dec. 7.

That includes a ban on social gatherings, mandatory masks for all indoor public spaces including retail stores and the suspension of hot yoga, spin classes and other similar high-intensity group training sessions.

For all the information on that announcement, click this link.



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