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Latest BC COVID-19 Numbers

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March 23, 2020 at 3:04 pm - Home, MyChilliwackNews
By MyChilliwackNews Editor

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving and the information below is current as of 10 a.m. on Monday, March 23, 2020.

Cases:

  • Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 472
  • New cases since March 21, 2020: 48
  • Hospitalized cases: 33
  • Intensive care: 14
  • Deaths: 13
  • Recovered: 100

Confirmed cases by region:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 248
  • Fraser Health: 150
  • Island Health: 39
  • Interior Health: 30
  • Northern Health: 5

Testing:

  • NEW: Testing capacity has increased to approximately 3,000 tests per day.
  • 17,912 individuals tested as of March 20, 2020. 
  • Testing is available for all who need it, but not everyone requires a test.
    • If you have no symptoms, mild symptoms or you are a returning traveller self-isolating at home, you do not require a test.
    • For each of these situations, the public health advice remains the same, regardless of test results: self-isolate for 14 days to monitor for the development of symptoms or until your symptoms are completely gone.
  • Those who have severe illness, require hospitalization, are residents of long-term care facilities or are health-care workers will continue to be tested.
    • Anyone part of an active investigation or outbreak cluster will be tested so they can be appropriately monitored.  
  • If symptoms appear, call your health-care provider, call 811 for guidance or check your symptoms online: https://covid19.thrive.health

Provincial advice and measures:

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