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Tuesday’s COVID-19 updates in BC

By Richmond Sentinel

Published 10:43 PDT, Wed April 1, 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving and the information below is current as of 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 2020.


Cases:

  • Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 1,013
  • New cases since March 30, 2020: 43
  • Hospitalized cases: 128
  • Intensive care: 61
  • COVID-19 related deaths: 24
  • Recovered: 507


Confirmed cases by region:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 476
  • Fraser Health: 348
  • Island Health: 67
  • Interior Health: 107
  • Northern Health: 15


New Provincial advice and measures:


New travel/federal measures:


Media availability schedule:

Upcoming scheduled media availability with Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, will be held:

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 – 3 p.m., Victoria
Thursday, April 2, 2020 – 3 p.m., Victoria
Friday, April 3, 2020 – 3 p.m., Victoria


Resources:


Testing:

  • 42,028 individuals tested as of March 30
  • If symptoms appear, check your symptoms online: https://covid19.thrive.health
    • If needed, call your health-care provider or 811 for further guidance.


Learn More:

For the latest videos and livestreaming of COVID-19 media availabilities:
on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BCProvincialGovernment/
on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ProvinceofBC
on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BCGovNews

For up-to-date non-medical information, including the latest travel restrictions and provincial and federal programs, call 1 888 COVID-19 or visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/covid-19-provincial-support

For recommendations on protecting yourself and your community, including for employers and businesses, visit: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/coronavirus-(novel)

For common questions about COVID-19 and terminology, visit: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/common-questions

For the COVID-19 pandemic preparedness and planning materials, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/about-bc-s-health-care-system/office-of-the-provincial-health-officer/current-health-topics/pandemic-influenza

For more information and latest updates on the #COVID19 pandemic, follow the BCCDC on Twitter: @CDCofBC or visit: http://www.bccdc.ca/

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