Click to enlarge. McKinney Place long term care home in Oliver remains at 75 cases, with no new reported cases since yesterday. Interior Health (IH) is reporting 290 new COVID-19 cases and four more deaths over the New Year’s long weekend. Interior Health is still seeing an overall increase in confirmed coronavirus cases, but how big or small that rise is varies widely from area to area. IH announced the death of one resident earlier this week. Several members were nonetheless among those who stormed Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. B.C. The outbreak at Oliver’s McKinney Place long-term care home has 56 cases. On Tuesday, the health authority said BC Centre for Disease Control stats reveal the number of COVID-19 cases in the area has now risen to 49.?Last week, 22 new cases were confirmed, and the week prior, seven new cases were confirmed. Interior Health is reporting 31 new cases of COVID-19 in the region in the past 24 hours. ELKFORD (NEWS 1130) — A COVID-19 outbreak linked to Teck mining operations near Elkford, north of Sparwood, has been declared by Interior Health. 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’, 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, The ashes were supposed to arrive by Christmas Eve. The total of cases is now at 4,406. Broken down by day, there were 107 cases reported Jan. 1, 71 on Jan. 2, 52 on Jan. 3 and 60 on Jan. 4. In an early Christmas Eve update, Interior Health (IH) is reporting 70 new cases of COVID-19 in the region since Wed. Dec. 23. The Interior Health region saw a record high 99 new COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the total active cases across the region to 758. Of the active cases, 29 are in hospital, and six are in intensive care. Since Friday, Interior Health is reporting 104 new cases of COVID-19. Interior Health ‘cautiously optimistic’ following drop in COVID-19 cases, testing at Big White To date, 44 of the cases reside on Big White Mountain and 57 remain active. 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. Interior Health says it is seeing increased COVID-19 cases in the Revelstoke area. RELATED: Chilliwack churches fined $18,400 for defying orders Interior Health is reporting 66 more COVID-19 infections on Thursday, Dec. 17, for a total of 3,064 cases since testing began. Thursday, RCMP fine organizer of Kelowna anti-restriction protest, VIDEO: Walls come down at old Vernon Legion site, Mild Okanagan winter confusing vegetation, South Okanagan hospital district decision not the end for clinic funding chances, Outdoor enthusiasts warned to be prepared in North Okanagan backcountry, Two more Central Okanagan schools exposed to COVID-19 in first week back. Twelve Interior Health residents have contracted the virus as a result of an outbreak at a Teck mining operation near Elkford. 29 people are in hospital, with six being treated in intensive care. VANCOUVER -- Interior Health has announced a cluster of COVID-19 cases at Big White. Cases by Local Health Area The data will be corrected and updated in the next refresh on January 7, 2021. Eight more people have died of the virus, including one within Interior Health. That brings the total number of cases since the pandemic started to 2,998. This brings the total number of cases in the region to 3,510 since testing began. Interior Health (IH) is reporting 82 new cases of COVID-19 in the region, bringing the total number of cases to 2,502. Teck mining operations in the Elk Valley has 16 cases linked to the outbreak. @newspaperphilLike us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Yesterday (Dec. 24) the health authority announced 49 new cases and one more death in the region. The number of active cases is 809. IH has provided updates on active outbreaks in the region, four of which are at long term care homes. READ MORE: Revelstoke COVID-19 cases ticking up again Mayor Gary Sulz said the surging COVID-19 numbers are concerning, but not surprising as several businesses temporarily closed their doors in recent weeks and a number of cases stemmed from Revelstoke schools over Christmas break. This remains unchanged since IH’s Dec. 22 update. He says Interior Health is only conducting COVID-19 testing on those exhibiting symptoms of the illness. Motorists wait to enter a Fraser Health COVID-19 testing facility, in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, November 9, 2020. KAMLOOPS — Interior Health says COVID-19 cases have increased in the region, with 70 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. 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. READ MORE: 49 new COVID-19 cases in Interior Health, one additional death. The cluster at Big White currently remains at 60 cases; an update is expected on Friday, Dec. 17. Interior Health (IH) announced 96 new cases of COVID-19 in the region. The cluster at Big White currently remains at 60 cases; an update is expected on Friday, Dec. 17. As of Friday, Nov. 20, the region’s total cases amount to 1,203. In an early Christmas Eve update, Interior Health (IH) is reporting 70 new cases of COVID-19 in the region since Wed. Dec. 23. Village by the Station in Penticton remains at eight cases, with no new reported cases since yesterday. Interior Health has announced three additional deaths in the region due to COVID-19, as well as 81 more cases of the virus. explores construction of weir across Koocanusa Reservoir, COVID-19 vaccine arrives in remote First Nations across Canada, #FernieArtStreak produces daily masterpieces, Sister in B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck, Twenty-eight people are in the hospital, seven of whom are in ICU. Twenty-five people are in hospital and eight are in intensive care. 19 people are in the hospital, with five individuals in intensive care. Interior Health Big White COVID-19 community cluster update KELOWNA – Interior Health has identified an additional 15 cases of COVID-19 linked to the Big White Mountain community cluster. Village by the Station long-term care home in Penticton remains at four positive cases of coronavirus. In a release, the authority said it has identified 60 cases, mostly from … @michaelrdrguezLike us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. The total number of deaths is now at 35, with a new death at Oliver’s McKinney Place announced today (Jan. 7). The deaths were all from long-term care homes. Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox. There are no new deaths reported for the region; the total remains at 18. The number of active cases is 809. Heritage Retirement Residence in West Kelowna is reporting three additional cases, up to a total of 14. Do you have something to add to this story, or something else we should report on? The latest diagnosed cases followed the recent pattern, with 402 in Fraser Health, 106 in Vancouver Coastal, 60 in Interior Health, 47 in Northern Health and five on Vancouver Island. Maps: COVID-19 cases in B.C. A woman wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of COVID-19 is seen through Christmas lights, in downtown Vancouver, on Sunday, November 22, 2020. Thursday. Of the 111 known COVID-19 cases link to this cluster, 77 reside on Big White Mountain. This brings the total number of cases in the region to 3,510 since testing began. Another 673 people diagnosed with COVID-19 in B.C. According to the health authority, none of the new cases have come as a result of current outbreaks at long-term care facilities. In Interior Health, 10 people died from COVID-19 between Dec. 24 and Dec. 29, bringing to 28 the number of people in the health region who have … 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. — Interior Health is reporting 25 new cases of COVID-19 linked to a cluster at Big White ski resort where 136 people have tested positive so far. Forty-one residents and 15 staff have tested positive at the home. 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 were 290 new cases identified in the region since New Year’s Eve and here’s how they broke down by day: A man in his 80s previously died in the Mountain View outbreak. 679 of those cases are active, with those people in isolation. 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. 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’, Shipping, fitting all made complicated by COVID, Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations, The ashes were supposed to arrive by Christmas Eve, Protest downtown Kelowna Jan. 9 results in $2,300 ticket to organizer, The property on the corner of 31 Ave, and 33 St. was purchased last year, Interior Health will be presenting projects that need funding to the district board on Jan. 21, The North Okanagan RCMP, Vernon Search and Rescue provides word of caution. 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. 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. Twenty-eight are in the hospital, seven of whom are in ICU. Interior Health declares community COVID-19 cluster at Big White with 60 cases so far The spike in cases at Big White has now officially been declared as a community cluster by Interior Health. READ MORE: Another 673 people diagnosed with COVID-19 in B.C. An emailed statement from the health authority says 675 cases are active as of Thursday (Dec. 24). The total number of cases identified to date is 111. Also earlier this week, the COVID-19 cluster at Big White Ski Resort grew to 96 cases. Interior Health (IH) is reporting 56 new cases of COVID-19 and one additional death on Tuesday, Dec. 15, for a total of 2,907 since testing began. Of the total cases, 675 are active, and these individuals are isolating. RELATED: COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford poultry plant. 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. Mountainview Village in Kelowna is reporting one new case, bringing the total to 15. KELOWNA, B.C. Of the total cases, 675 are active, and these individuals are isolating. Three people are in hospital, however, none are in ICU. Currently, there are 822 active cases with those individuals in isolation. Another 91 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported within the Interior Health region over the past 24 hours. Email: phil.mclachlan@kelownacapnews.com. The number of deaths within IH remains at six. There are 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. In cases where not everyone can be reached, we are posting below the locations and times of known possible exposures in our region. READ MORE: First COVID-19 vaccine administered in Kelowna, READ MORE: Big White COVID-19 cluster grows to 96 cases, Do you have something to add to this story, or something else we should report on? Five residents and five staff members have tested positive for the virus. The numbers, announced Jan. 4, are from four reporting periods. The conference brings together seed enthusiasts from communities across B.C. Twenty-eight are in the hospital, seven of whom are in ICU. Analysis As COVID-19 case numbers soar in B.C., so does the push for a mask mandate Interior Health is reporting 66 more COVID-19 infections on Thursday, Dec. 17, for a total of 3,064 cases since testing began. Provincial officals reported 81 new cases of COVID-19 in the Interior Health region on Friday afternoon. Data on cases in our region are updated daily. "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. Interior Health (IH) is working in partnership with school districts to support information-sharing when there are COVID-19 exposures at schools. There are currently 272 cases active and in isolation in the health region. Health officials diagnosed another 673 diagnosed cases of COVID-19 across the province on Thursday. A total of 818 cases are active. The trend continued from recent days, with 403 cased determined in the Fraser Health region, 145 in Vancouver Coastal, 66 in Interior Health, 47 in Northern Health and four on Vancouver Island. Interior Health said it has not determined a specific source for these new cases. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck), Outbreak numbers remain mostly unchanged, except for care homes in Central Okanagan. The Interior Health region is closing in on 4,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 83 more announced on Thursday afternoon. The outbreak has 27 confirmed cases that involve three sites operated by Teck Mining Ltd, impacting residents who live in the area and as far away as Vancouver Island, Alberta, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Labrador. Indigenous Services Canada had confirmed nearly 10,000 cases of COVID-19 in First Nation communities. That brings the provincial death toll to 954 – 33 of those in Interior Health. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said the B.C. Email: michael.rodriguez@kelownacapnews.com. 49 new COVID-19 cases in Interior Health, one additional death, First COVID-19 vaccine administered in Kelowna, Big White COVID-19 cluster grows to 96 cases, Government of B.C. Of these, 235 are considered active, and on isolation. November 06, 2020. Cases by Health Service Delivery Area (Updated weekly on Thursdays) Note - December 31, 2020: A data discrepancy has been identified in Northern Health case counts. Health officials have now started updating a Local Health Area (LHA) map each week with new case data. waits for little brother’s ashes that seem to be lost in transit, ‘Not as easy as it looks’: Small businesses share what it takes to move online, Kootenay-Columbia MP slams COVID-19 vaccination plan for federal inmates. The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the Interior Health region is still growing, according to health officials. In Interior Health, there are 769 active cases of COVID-19, including 35 people in hospital and seven in intensive care. Rob Morrison says vaccines should go to seniors, front line health care workers first, The event encourages residents to get creative each day throughout January, A virtual town hall meeting will be held on Jan. 12 to gather public input and discuss the study, The free presentations address topics including social media safety and digital literacy, The deaths were all in long-term care homes in the region, Elvis Presley, the iconic singer and actor, would have celebrated his 86th birthday this month. Centre for Disease Control is refining its testing to prioritize the most likely symptoms of the novel coronavirus, including fever or chills, a cough, loss of sense or smell or taste. Two of the deaths are from Heritage Square in Vernon and one from West Kelowna’s Heritage Retirement Residence. Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox. 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