Mountainview Village long-term care in Kelowna remains at 16 cases: eight residents and eight staff, with two deaths connected to this outbreak. Several members were nonetheless among those who stormed Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Two-vehicles collide between Armstrong and Enderby Saturday night, Jan. 9, Peter Christopher Dolecki also faced a two-month suspension, Vernon’s Ribbons of Green Trails Society says sport is a great way to enjoy winter, Team says the move was made out of an ‘abundance of caution’, Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations, Shipping, fitting all made complicated by COVID, Indigenous Services Canada had confirmed nearly 10,000 cases of COVID-19 in First Nation communities, The ashes were supposed to arrive by Christmas Eve. At 106 cases between … Broken down by day, there were 107 cases reported Jan. 1, 71 on Jan. 2, 52 on Jan. 3 and 60 on Jan. 4. A total of 785 cases remain active and 33 people are in hospital, nine of whom are in intensive care Interior Health (IH) is reporting one additional death and 71 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, Jan. 6. ... Any physician may now order COVID-19 testing in Interior Health without consulting the local Medical Health Officer (MHO). Twenty-eight people are in hospital with the virus, seven of whom are in intensive care. IH noted the other three as community deaths. The number of active cases is 809. A total of 767 cases in the region remain active. There have been 71 new cases of COVID-19 in Interior Health (from Jan. 5 to Jan. 6), bringing to 4,310 the total number of cases in the health region. Interior Health’s first COVID-19 update of 2021 is in and it covers a four-day reporting period over the New Year’s long weekend. Interior Health is also warning the public of increasing COVID-19 activity in the Revelstoke area with 29 new cases identified in the last two weeks. The agency issued a public health alert for the area on Jan. 5. Interior Health (IH) is reporting 91 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, Dec. 16, as the region nears 3,000 cases since testing began. 29 people are in hospital, with six being treated in intensive care. At least 60 cases have been linked to the resort following an investigation by the health authority. Stay intheloop with the latest post from Interior Health, "The latest news on COVID-19". There have been 12 deaths connected to this outbreak. There are 31 people in hospital with nine in intensive care. records 2,211 new COVID cases, 45 deaths over New Year’s Eve long weekend. Heritage Retirement Residence in West Kelowna has 40 cases: 35 residents and five staff, with one death connected to this outbreak. COVID-19 numbers in Revelstoke continue to skyrocket. Village by the Station long-term care in Penticton has nine cases: five residents and four staff. The numbers, announced Jan. 4, are from four reporting periods. Interior Health (IH) is reporting 250 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, bringing the total number of cases in the region to 2,851. Interior Health (IH) announced 60 new cases of COVID-19 in the region overnight, bringing the total number of cases to 3,124 since the pandemic began. Thirty-one people are in hospital, seven of whom are in intensive care. “We know this is especially hard for the families and caregivers and I want to offer our condolences during this difficult time,” said Susan Brown, president and CEO of IH. No new deaths were noted in the region, leaving the death toll at six. "As cases surge, Interior Health is committed to ensuring you have timely access to COVID-19 testing in order to diagnose, investigate and contact trace each case of COVID-19. . Elvis Presley, the iconic singer and actor, would have celebrated his 86th birthday this month. Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox. READ MORE: Big White COVID-19 cluster grows to 111 cases. IH recorded 96 new cases over the two reporting-periods on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, 47 cases on Dec. 27, 44 on Dec. 28, and 52 on Dec. 29. plans for COVID-19 ‘mass vaccination’ by March, B.C. McKinney Place long-term care in Oliver remains at 75 cases: 54 residents and 21 staff, with 13 deaths connected to this outbreak. People move past a thank you mural on Grandville Street in downtown Vancouver on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. has jumped to 73. Heritage Retirement Residence in West Kelowna has 30 cases: 25 residents and five staff. Approach to Suspect COVID-19 Cases Presenting in a Community Setting IH-PH-COV-043 16Mar2020 . Mountainview Village long-term care in Kelowna has at 16 cases: eight residents and eight staff. Of the four deaths, two happened in the community or in hospital, while the other two came from long-term care home outbreaks in the Okanagan — one at McKinney Place in Oliver, bringing the death toll in that outbreak to 13; and the first death at Heritage Square long-term care in Vernon. Big White COVID-19 cluster grows to 111 cases, HAPHAZARD HISTORY: Murder at the Chilco Ranch, Snowmobiler suffers severe injuries after crash on Simon Lake, UPDATE: Bella Coola’s Nuxalk First Nation sees COVID-19 climb to 13 confirmed cases, COLUMNS: Wagon road to Kluskus (Lhoosk’uz): part three, Sister in B.C. The numbers, announced Jan. 4, are from four reporting periods. Thirty-three people are in hospital; six of whom are in intensive care. Data on cases in our region are updated daily. The regional breakdown continues the recent trend, with 399 of the latest cases in Fraser Health, 98 in Vancouver Coastal, 91 in Interior Health, 47 in Northern Health and five on Vancouver Island. Village by the Station long-term care in Penticton has nine cases: five residents and four staff, with one death connected to this outbreak. Interior Health (IH) is reporting 61 new cases of COVID-19 and one additional death on Tuesday, Jan. 5. ORIGINAL 3 p.m. Another 91 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported within the Interior Health region over the past 24 hours. Ten more people have died and 239 new COVID-19 cases have been identified in the Interior Health (IH) region since Christmas Eve, the health authority announced on Tuesday, Dec. 29. @Interior_Health is reporting 10 COVID-19 deaths since Christmas Eve. On Monday, Dec. 14, the health authority stated 837 cases remain active, with 28 in hospital and six in intensive care. Eight more people have died of the virus, including one within Interior Health. KAMLOOPS — Interior Health says COVID-19 cases have increased in the region, with 70 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. Noric House long-term care in Vernon has six cases: five residents and one staff. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Marissa Tiel, Thirty-three people are in hospital; six of whom are in intensive care. The Interior Health region saw a record high 99 new COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the total active cases across the region to 758. The conference brings together seed enthusiasts from communities across B.C. Interior Health has identified an additional seven cases of COVID-19 linked to the Big White Mountain community cluster. Do you have something to add to this story, or something else we should report on? Please note: even if no public exposures are listed, cases of COVID-19 are present in communities throughout our region, and all public health measures should be followed. @michaelrdrguezLike us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. A resident at a long-term care home in Oliver, B.C., where more than 50 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed, died from COVID-19 complications over the weekend. The total of cases is now at 4,406. — Another 20 cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed at Big White ski resort in Kelowna, B.C., in an outbreak the Interior Health authority says is mostly related to shared housing. The region remains at a total death toll of 28. Interior Health (IH) reported 79 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, Dec. 22, as the first doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine were administered in the region. READ MORE: B.C. Creekside Landing long-term care in Vernon has four cases: two residents and two staff. The health authority says the cumulative total in the area is now "above 85 cases" since the start of the pandemic, up from 50 in early December. records 2,211 new COVID cases, 45 deaths over New Year’s Eve long weekend, Mild Okanagan winter confusing vegetation, Two more Central Okanagan schools exposed to COVID-19 in first week back, COVID-19 vaccine arrives in remote First Nations across Canada, Sister in B.C. IH has provided a breakdown of case counts in each outbreak in the region: An update on the Big White Mountain COVID-19 cluster is expected to be released tomorrow. There have been two deaths connected to this outbreak. In Interior Health, there are 769 active cases of COVID-19, including 35 people in hospital and seven in intensive care. The new cases of the virus bring the region’s case-count to 3,806 since testing began. Of the total cases, 675 are active, and these individuals are isolating. Interior Health is reporting 66 more COVID-19 infections on Thursday, Dec. 17, for a total of 3,064 cases since testing began. IH recorded 96 new cases over the two reporting-periods on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, 47 cases on Dec. 27, 44 on Dec. 28, and 52 on Dec. 29. Heritage Square long-term care in Vernon has 30 cases: 20 residents and 10 staff, with one death connected to this outbreak. The health authority only noted the other three as community deaths. Email: michael.rodriguez@kelownacapnews.com. The Interior of the province likely has recorded its second case of COVID-19 as the total number of cases in B.C. A total of 2,998 positive cases of the virus have been found in IH throughout the pandemic, 843 of which remain active. In Interior Health’s latest weekly updates on Jan. 6, there were 37 more cases between Dec. 27 and Jan. 2. On Saturday, health officials announced nine new cases in … This brings the total number of cases in the region to 3,510 since testing began. RELATED: COVID-19 case confirmed at Big White after party “Large households and social gatherings appear to be responsible for much of the COVID-19 transmission related to this cluster,” reads a release from Interior Health. Interior Health (IH) is reporting 57 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, Dec. 30. Teck mining operations remains at 16 IH cases linked to the outbreak. Teck mining operations has 16 IH cases linked to the outbreak. Noric House long-term care in Vernon has nine cases: eight residents and one staff. There are 788 active cases and in isolation. Seven across four care home outbreaks and three community deaths. If you decide to test for COVID-19, please advise the patient to . public health officials reported another 625 cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, the highest total since New Year’s Eve as holiday season gathering and travel advisories are up for renewal. Health officials have now started updating a Local Health Area (LHA) map each week with new case data. The authority says 96 cases have been linked to … Four deaths at Oliver's McKinney Place and one at each of Mountainview Village in Kelowna, Village by the Station in Penticton and West Kelowna's Heritage Retirement Residence. Heritage Square long-term care in Vernon has 10 cases: six residents and four staff. Get all of yourPrivate news and events with intheloop, resources specfically for Interior Health staff. Interior Health's new COVID-19 cases identified by local health area BC announced a big change in the way it organizes COVID-19 data last week. There has been one death connected to this outbreak. The health authority’s last update on that cluster, provided Dec. 29, noted 111 cases tied to Big White. Interior Health reported 57 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday afternoon. Officials at Interior Health are now discouraging non-essential travel and asking citizens to be vigilant as COVID-19 cases surge in the region. There has been one death connected to this outbreak. Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox. KELOWNA, B.C. The total number of deaths due to the virus in the region has grown to 10. An emailed statement from the health authority says 675 cases are active as of Thursday (Dec. 24). Thirty-nine people are in hospital, six of whom are in intensive care. Fraser Health Authority (FHA) Interior Health Authority (IHA) Northern Health Authority (NHA) Vancouver Coastal Health Authority (VCH) Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) Case definitions for COVID-19 Total cases = resident and patient cases + staff and other cases. Interior Health (IH) is reporting 290 new COVID-19 cases and four more deaths over the New Year’s long weekend. In cases where not everyone can be reached, we are posting below the locations and times of known possible exposures in our region. Interior Health is warning the public of increasing COVID-19 activity in the Revelstoke area with 29 new cases identified in the past two weeks. McKinney Place long-term care in Oliver remains at 75 cases: 54 residents and 21 staff. A total of 636 cases remain active and 36 people are in hospital. Total deaths = resident and patient deaths + staff and other deaths. It turns out blue grouse have an interesting relationship with forestry practices, On Sept. 10, 1930, Cosens Spencer asked his foreman and his bookkeeper to accompany him to Deer Park, The case numbers have more than tripled in three days in the small community, Travelling by horse and wagon is measured in days, not miles, writes columnist David Zirnhelt. There were eight more deaths reported for the 24 hours up to Jan. 6, with 381 people in hospital with COVID-19 related conditions, 78 in intensive care. This brings the region’s total case-count since … Currently, there are 822 active cases with those individuals in isolation. Broken down by day, there were 107 cases reported Jan. 1, 71 on Jan. 2, 52 on Jan. 3 and 60 on Jan. 4. The Big White cluster grew by 15 cases to a total case-count of 111, IH announced earlier today. Interior Health Big White COVID-19 community cluster Friday update. Ten more people have died and 239 new COVID-19 cases have been identified in the Interior Health (IH) region since Christmas Eve, the health authority announced on Tuesday, Dec. 29. Neither RCMP nor Kelowna Harvest Fellowship has confirmed whether the church was fined a second time, Three SD23 schools recorded virus exposures in the first week after the winter break, The city’s 2021 Action Plan outlines more than 120 projects, Some plants and shrubs may not survive the spring, Elvis Presley, the iconic singer and actor, would have celebrated his 86th birthday this month, Heritage Treasures Day, Dress Up Your Pet Day and Religious Freedom Day are all coming up this week, Vernon’s Emma Lunder and partner were sixth in mixed relay event at World Cup stop in Germany. Thirty-five people are in hospital, seven of whom are in intensive care. Interior Health is also warning the public of increasing COVID-19 activity in the Revelstoke area with 29 new cases identified in the last two weeks. A total of 691 cases remain active. The health authority says the cumulative total in the area is now "above 85 cases" since the start of the pandemic, up from 50 in early December. The total number of deaths is now at 35, with a new death at Oliver’s McKinney Place announced today (Jan. 7). Six of those people are in intensive care. real estate agent fined $25K for subletting rented home and keeping the cash, RCMP pay another visit to Kelowna church already fined for defying public health orders. Of the active cases, 29 are in hospital, and six are in intensive care. Interior Health (IH) announced 96 new cases of COVID-19 in the region. B.C.’s trend in diagnosed cases dipped down with 522 more on Tuesday, after 759 Monday, and about 700 per day during the past weekend. Man taken to 100 Mile District General Hospital for treatment. That brings the provincial death toll to 954 – 33 of those in Interior Health. waits for little brother’s ashes that seem to be lost in transit, FOREST INK: A closer look at our blue grouse family. In an early Christmas Eve update, Interior Health (IH) is reporting 70 new cases of COVID-19 in the region since Wed. Dec. 23. B.C. Williams Lake Seniors Village has two cases: one resident and one staff. B.C. — Michael Rodriguez (@MichaelRdrguez) December 30, 2020. plans for COVID-19 ‘mass vaccination’ by March, READ MORE: B.C. Seven of the 10 deaths came from four care home outbreaks: four at McKinney Place in Oliver and one at each Mountainview Village in Kelowna, Village by the Station in Penticton and West Kelowna’s Heritage Retirement Residence. This brings the total case-count in the region to 769 since testing began. Several members were nonetheless among those who stormed Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations, Neither RCMP nor Kelowna Harvest Fellowship has confirmed whether the church was fined a second time, Peter Christopher Dolecki also faced a two-month suspension, Team says the move was made out of an ‘abundance of caution’, Shipping, fitting all made complicated by COVID, The ashes were supposed to arrive by Christmas Eve. waits for little brother’s ashes that seem to be lost in transit, B.C. 239 cases identified over the same period. The Interior Health region is closing in on 4,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 83 more announced on Thursday afternoon. Interior Health (IH) is reporting 290 new COVID-19 cases and four more deaths over the New Year’s long weekend. The new cases are above the daily case average of 47 that the health … Twenty-eight are in the hospital, seven of whom are in ICU. Two of the deaths were in care homes; two in the community. 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