Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children is a condition where different body parts can become inflamed, including the heart, lungs, kidneys, brain, skin, eyes, or gastrointestinal organs. The cause is not known. None of them had tested positive for COVID-19.
The update will reveal how many new cases of the disease were recorded over the past 24 hours, and share details of any new outbreaks.
Henry says 16 children have been investigated for the syndrome in B.C.so far, but until now, none had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. One new community cluster was identified in the Interior Health region.
She says those who are self-isolating or feeling unwell can still vote without going to a voting place and should contact Elections BC at 1 800 661-8683 for more information or assistance.
There were no outbreaks in healthcare to report, though, 19 are still ongoing.
There have been no additional outbreaks in health-care facilities over the last day, and the outbreak at KinVillage in Delta has been declared over, Henry and Brown said.
There are 1,494 active COVID-19 infections in B.C. and the number of people in hospital has dropped by 10 to 74.
We have to remember that spending time socializing or cheering with other parents and fans before, during and after games, increases the risk of transmission and exposure for you and your family.
She said flu vaccine supplies are coming in and are being distributed around the province, while she assured there will be enough doses.
British Columbia has now seen more than 11,000 COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic, provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced Thursday.
There are now 1,513 active cases of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, as well as 3,713 people who are under active public health monitoring as a result of exposure to known cases, according to a news release Friday from the Ministry of Health.
Since the pandemic began, there have been 11,189 cases of COVID-19 recorded in B.C. and 251 deaths.
Health officials say that 9,387 individuals who have tested positive have now recovered.