Since the last report (24 hours ago), there have been 158 more diagnosed COVID-19 cases in B.C., with 3,608 people who are under active public health monitoring.
Dr. Bonnie Henry noted that the numbers are higher than usual as a result of backlog testing catching up. An additional 6,000 backlog tests were done over the weekend. The test positivity rate is at about 1.39% Note, Halloween recommendations are available on the BC CDC website.
- Total confirmed cases in B.C. since the pandemic began: 10,892
- Vancouver Coastal Health: 3,941 (previously 3,892)
- Fraser Health: 5,697 (previously 5,595)
- Island Health: 237 (previously 235)
- Interior Health: 585 (previously 582)
- Northern Health: 343 (previously 341)
- 89 (previously 89) individuals whose primary residence is outside of Canada
- Active cases: 1,496 (previously 1,476)
- Hospitalized cases: 84 (previously 77)
- Intensive care: 24 (previously 19)
- No new deaths (total deaths in BC to date: 250)
- Recovered: 9,112 (previously, 8,974)
- 678,085 individuals have been tested as of Oct 8, 2020
(was 627,578 individuals have been tested as of Oct 14, 2020)
- Suspected Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children or MIS-C (Kawasaki Disease): 8 (none tested positive for COVID-19, none had antibodies for COVID-19, none had known contacts with someone infected with COVID-19).
If symptoms appear, check your symptoms online. If needed, call your health-care provider or 811 for further guidance.
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)