Since the last report (yesterday), there have been 234 more diagnosed COVID-19 cases in B.C., with 5,714 people who are under active public health monitoring.
Note, Halloween recommendations are available on the BC CDC website. No Halloween parties please! In today’s statement, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry noted that the one death in the last 24-hours was a woman in her 80s who attended a birthday party with fewer than 10 people in attendance. Most of the people who attended did get COVID-19, and one died. Her point was, it can happen anywhere.
- Total confirmed cases in B.C. since the pandemic began: 14,109
- Vancouver Coastal Health: 4,588 (previously 4,545)
- Fraser Health: 8,036 (previously 7,863)
- Island Health: 256 (previously 253)
- Interior Health: 734 (previously 727)
- Northern Health: 406 (previously 399)
- 89 (previously 88) individuals whose primary residence is outside of Canada
- Active cases: 2,344 (previously 2,316)
- Hospitalized cases: 86 (previously 87)
- Intensive care: 24 (previously 25)
- One new death (total deaths in BC to date: 262)
- Recovered: 10,954 (previously, 11,448)
- 810,129 individuals have been tested as of Oct 29, 2020
(was 797,381 individuals have been tested as of Oct 28, 2020)
- Suspected Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children or MIS-C: 16
One child under 5 has tested positive for MIS-C and COVID-19; that child is fully recovered
If symptoms appear, check your symptoms online. If needed, call your health-care provider or 811 for further guidance.
Watch today’s announcement (from Surrey, BC) here:
Access the BC COVID-19 dashboard for the latest case counts and information on recoveries, deaths, hospitalizations, testing and more:
Cases by Health Service Delivery Area
Click here (Updated weekly on Thursdays)