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Here’s your update with everything you need to know on the COVID-19 situation in B.C. and around the world for Sept. 22, 2022.
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Here are the latest weekly B.C. figures given on Sept. 15 for the week of Sept. 4-10:
• Hospitalized cases: 314
• Intensive care: 23
• New cases: 574 over seven days ending Sept. 10
• Total number of confirmed cases: 383,628
• Total deaths over seven days ending Sept. 10: 16 (total 4,216)