Since the last report (24 hours ago), there have been 142 more diagnosed COVID-19 cases in B.C., with 3,683 people who are under active public health monitoring.
Dr. Bonnie Henry noted that over 9,000 tests were done in the past 24 hours, and the resulting 142 diagnosed cases represent a 1.5% test positivity rate (previously observed at 1.39%). Note, Halloween recommendations are available on the BC CDC website.
Today is International Handwashing Day. Remember: 20 seconds of active washing using soap and water does the trick.
- Total confirmed cases in B.C. since the pandemic began: 11,034
- Vancouver Coastal Health: 3,974 (previously 3,941)
- Fraser Health: 5,800 (previously 5,697)
- Island Health: 239 (previously 237)
- Interior Health: 587 (previously 585)
- Northern Health: 345 (previously 343)
- 89 (previously 89) individuals whose primary residence is outside of Canada
- Active cases: 1,496 (previously 1,496)
- Hospitalized cases: 74 (previously 84)
- Intensive care: 24 (previously 24)
- No new deaths (total deaths in BC to date: 250)
- Recovered: 9,257 (previously, 9,112)
- individuals have been tested as of Oct 14, 2020
(was 678,085 individuals have been tested as of Oct 14, 2020)
- Suspected Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children or MIS-C (Kawasaki Disease): 16
One child under 5 has tested positive for MIS-C and COVID-19; that child is now fully recovered and is at home).
If symptoms appear, check your symptoms online. If needed, call your health-care provider or 811 for further guidance.
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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
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