Since the last report (3 days ago), there have been 499 more diagnosed COVID-19 cases in B.C. (including 7 epi-linked), with 4,028 people who are under active public health monitoring.
- 24 hour period ending Saturday: 172
- 24 hour period ending Sunday: 153
- 24 hour period ending today: 174
We are now officially in the second wave. Dr. Bonnie Henry, BC’s Health Officer, feels it is still being managed well in this province. She urges everyone to keep doing what they are doing. Wash your hands frequently, wear a mask where possible, and being kind.
Note also that the BC/US border continues with current travel restrictions for at least another month.
- Total confirmed cases in B.C. since the pandemic began: 11,687
- Vancouver Coastal Health: 4,146 (previously 4,036)
- Fraser Health: 6,244 (previously 5,884)
- Island Health: 243 (previously 240)
- Interior Health: 611 (previously 590)
- Northern Health: 355 (previously 350)
- 88 (previously 89, down due to a correction) individuals whose primary residence is outside of Canada
- Active cases: 1,639 (previously 1,513)
- Hospitalized cases: 67 (previously 72)
- Intensive care: 19 (previously 26)
- Two new deaths (total deaths in BC to date: 253)
- Recovered: 9,753 (previously, 9,387)
- 692,547 individuals have been tested as of Oct 16, 2020
(was 678,085 individuals have been tested as of Oct 14, 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.
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)