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COVID-19 case confirmed at Richmond restaurant

By Richmond Sentinel

Published 4:31 PDT, Wed September 9, 2020

While there were no new community outbreaks of COVID-19 announced in BC today, there was a new community exposure event in Richmond.

Anyone who was at the Flying Beaver Bar and Grill between Aug. 28 and Sept. 3 is asked to monitor themselves for symptoms. Those who develop symptoms related to the virus, however mild, should call their family doctor or 8-1-1, seek testing and then self-isolate.

BC health officials also announced 100 new cases of COVID-19 today for a total of 6,691 since the pandemic began. There are 1,378 active cases, a slight decrease from yesterday’s number. There are 3,101 people under active public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases. Currently, 37 people are hospitalized, 15 of whom are in intensive care.

There were no new COVID-19 related deaths announced today, but two new healthcare facility outbreaks, one at Royal Arch Masonic Home longterm care facility in the Vancouver Coastal Health region and one at the Milieu Children and Family Services Society community living facility in the Fraser Health region. In total, 12 long-term care or assisted-living facilities and three acute-care facilities have active outbreaks.

For a list of community exposure events, click here.

For the latest medical updates, including case counts, prevention, risks and testing, visit: http://www.bccdc.ca/ or follow @CDCofBC on Twitter.

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