VICTORIA — British Columbia health officials say staying active and connected is important for physical and mental well-being despite the challenges of COVID-19.
In a news release Tuesday, they say people have learned and adapted to the changing pandemic.
The advice to stay active comes as officials reported 446 new COVID-19 cases and nine more deaths.
Health officials also reported a new health-care facility outbreak at Mount St. Joseph's Hospital.
The total number of COVID-19 infections in the province now stands at 58,553 with 1,019 deaths.
To date, 62,294 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine in British Columbia.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 12, 2021.