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Wednesday’s COVID-19 updates in BC

By Richmond Sentinel

Published 10:37 PDT, Thu April 9, 2020

Last Updated: 11:24 PDT, Thu April 9, 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving and the information below is current as of 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, 2020.


Cases:

  • Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 1,336
  • New cases since April 7, 2020: 45
  • Hospitalized cases: 135
  • Intensive care: 61
  • COVID-19 related deaths: 48
  • Recovered: 838
  • Long term care and assisted living homes currently affected: 21


Confirmed cases by region:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 615
  • Fraser Health: 487
  • Island Health: 81
  • Interior Health: 130
  • Northern Health: 23



Media availability schedule:

Upcoming scheduled media availabilities with Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Henry will be held:
Thursday, April 9, 2020 – 3 p.m., Victoria
Friday, April 10 – 3 p.m. Statement only to be issued
Saturday, April 11 – 12 p.m., Victoria (Dr. Bonnie Henry only)
Monday, April 13 – 3 p.m., Victoria


Resources:


Testing:

  • 51,423 individuals have been tested as of April 7, 2020.
  • If symptoms appear, check your symptoms online: https://covid19.thrive.health
    • If needed, call your health-care provider or 811 for further guidance.

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