Health officials announce 272 new coronavirus cases in BC


A total of 11,670 people who have had COVID-19 in B.C. are now considered recovered.

The Kendall County Health Department reported 63 new cases on Friday, Oct. 30, after reporting 45 new cases on Thursday.

The Illinois public health officials announce 6,943 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease and new daily testing high of 95,111 on Friday. There is no charge to individuals for COVID-19 testing.

Douglas County reported 2,961 cases of COVID-19 as of Friday, an increase of 34 cases since Thursday. The county's text positivity rate was 5.8% the week of September 27.

Since the pandemic began, there have been 14,381 confirmed cases in B.C. and 263 deaths. Pine Acres Rehabilitation and Living Center remained at two cases (one each in a resident and employee), while Bethany Rehabilitation and Health Care Center reports two cases in employees, DeKalb County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center reports 13 (12 in employees, one resident) and Oak Crest-DeKalb Area Retirement Center also reports 13 (seven in staff, six residents).

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"There have been three new healthcare facility outbreaks: at Hawthorne Seniors Care Community, CareLife Fleetwood and Queen's Park Hospital unit 3C NMSK 2".

If death certificates do not describe COVID-19 as either causing or contributing to a person's death, those deaths are not included in Wyoming's count of coronavirus-related deaths.

New clusters of COVID-19 cases are being reported by the state as the virus consistently trends higher into the fall.

The fatality is a woman in her 70s with underlying health conditions.

379 people have beat COVID-19 in Northern Health, the regional recovery rate is 92%. Almost 700 residents there are actively infected with COVID-19. Three other deaths were reported Monday.