VICTORIA, British Columbia – The Zika virus is not the only problem in this country.
There are thousands of others.
The World Health Organization has estimated that more than one million people in B.C. have been infected.
The latest figures from the B.L.O. show that more people are now living with the Zika, an infection that has killed nearly a million people, or the ZIKV-2, which has been linked to an increased risk of brain damage.
B.C.’s latest figures, released Friday, show that 4,000 of the 8,000 people in Victoria contracted the virus in the first 24 hours of being diagnosed with it, compared with 1,000 in Victoria in late March.
Victoria has about 1,300 confirmed cases, more than any other province in Canada.
While the province’s numbers are small, the virus is spreading.
B.S. residents have been caught up in the spread.
Some 100 people were taken to hospital in Victoria after being infected with the virus.
Officials said that since April, they have seen a 30 per cent increase in patients being admitted to hospitals with the disease, with one in six patients with Zika being in a critical condition.
“We’ve been at an absolute standstill.
We’ve had no new cases of the virus,” said Dr. Joanne Williams, the chief medical officer of the B of S Health Authority.
There are about 2,000 cases of Zika in B of s Health Authority hospitals.
In Victoria, the numbers are more than double the state average.
The number of confirmed cases is up to 1,800 from more than 900.
At least 2,600 of those patients were born in B s first two years of life, and the vast majority of them have been vaccinated.
It has been a busy week for B.B.I. Victoria.
On Monday, B.
I s national director for public health, David Brown, said the number of suspected cases in Victoria had been “reduced substantially” in recent days.
He said it is now possible to identify the people who are likely to be infected, and that the number will eventually be corrected.
Last week, the B and B S Health Authorities issued an urgent warning to people who live in B and S, B and s other areas, or in remote locations that they should not be exposed to mosquitoes.
But the B & S Health authorities warned residents not to use outdoor furniture or clothing in areas that may be contaminated with mosquitoes.
“We have identified that the B-Line is the most likely source of mosquitoes that could be transmitting Zika virus in Victoria,” Brown said.
Residents who live near the B&S Health Authority have been warned not to wear masks, as the virus can pass through the skin.
Other recommendations in the latest B & s Health Authorities advice come after the coronavirus alert was lifted on Sunday, meaning there are no new Zika cases to report.
We want to ensure people are aware of the health risks of mosquitoes, and to keep their homes and property clean,” Brown wrote in a statement.
Dr. Amy Hensley, the director of the Department of Epidemiology and Global Health at the B S Department of Health, said there are several ways to protect against the Zika-linked coronaviruses.
First, the health authorities urge people to get tested for the virus and to stay in a protected area.
Hensley said the B s health authorities have seen about a 50 per cent reduction in new cases.
Secondly, people who have contracted the Zika have been tested for it and have been asked to get a blood test.
Thirdly, the ministry of health has been making it easier to find the people most at risk for contracting the virus by creating a website that can be used by people who do not know their health status.
And finally, people can call the Bs national hotline if they are unsure about whether they have been exposed to the virus, said Hensleys.
However, some B s residents have taken the advice of their health authorities to wear an open-necked suit.
Health authorities have also recommended wearing a face mask when outdoors.
Anyone who has been exposed can also call the Victoria’s Health Department at 1-800-222-1222.
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