VICTORIA — British Columbia health officials say the number of COVID-19 cases across the province continues to be too high.
Dr. Bonnie Henry and deputy health minister Stephen Brown say in a joint statement that thousands of residents are being forced to deal with the stress of self-isolating as a result of others not following proper COVID-19 safety precautions.
They say everyone needs to follow the proper safety guidelines to ensure businesses and communities can remain open.
B.C. announced 91 new cases on Wednesday for a total of 8,395.
There are 1,376 active cases, with 62 people in hospital and 18 in intensive care.
There have been no new deaths.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 23, 2020.
The Canadian Press