723 new cases of COVID-19 and 28 deaths have been reported in British Columbia on Dec 10.
Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer of British Columbia said, “There are 9,524 active cases of COVID-19 in the province. There are 198 individuals currently hospitalized with COVID-19, 63 of whom are in intensive care. “So far, 40,060 people have been tested positive for COVID- 19 and 28,948 have been recovered. 587 people have died from COVID- 19 In British Columbia.
“Despite how tired we might be and how much we all want to be able to resume the activities that we enjoy and are important to us, right now we need to continue to stand together by staying apart, follow the public health orders and use all of our layers of protection until the vaccine is available for all of us,’’ said Bonnie Henry.
“There will be a time when we can take off our masks, when we can hug our loved ones and travel to see friends. We will get there, but we are not through this storm yet. So, for now, we need to stay small, stay local and help each other to push back on COVID-19”,Bonnie added.