Since yesterday, there have been 617 more diagnosed COVID-19 cases in B.C., with 12,016 people who are under active public health monitoring.
- Total cases in B.C. since the pandemic began: 20,985. Of the new cases, the breakdown is as follows:
- Vancouver Coastal Health: 130 new cases
- Fraser Health: 424 new cases
- Island Health: 16 new cases
- Interior Health: 34 new cases
- Northern Health: 42 new cases
- 90 (previously 90) individuals whose primary residence is outside of Canada
- Active cases: 5,579 (previously 5,793)
- Hospitalized cases: 167 (previously 155)
- Intensive care: 50 (previously 44)
- Two new deaths (total deaths in BC to date: 290)
- Recovered: 14,901 (previously 14,089)
- 922,626 individuals have been tested as of Nov 12, 2020
(was 916,803 individuals have been tested as of Nov 10, 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.
From today’s message:
“As yesterday’s modelling update clearly showed, this is a critical time for everyone in our province. We need to act now to protect our loved ones, our Elders and our communities.
“When faced with a resurgence of COVID-19, it can be difficult to muster the strength to keep moving forward, yet British Columbians continue to show unwavering resilience and fortitude to support friends and neighbours in our communities and take care of those who are most at risk, by following the orders and using our layers of protection.
“This weekend, we encourage everyone to have a safe start to Diwali celebrations by staying home, limiting your travel and connecting virtually instead.
“Now is the time for everyone, right across our province, to do their part to slow the spread of COVID-19 – to be leaders by working together with a common purpose to push our curve back down.”
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)