COVID-19 MEDICAL STAFF BULLETIN - April 1, 2020
“Whenever I feel overwhelmed by the enormity of the situation I look across Providence and I see the courage, the innovation, and the compassion with which Providence people on every team are facing this pandemic and I feel that inspiration.”
- Fiona Dalton, Providence President and CEO
|New Cases||Today's Total Cases||Cumulative Total|
|BC||Total||9||2,558 (2,153 recovered)|
(within the last 24 hours)
Today, the Ministry of Health confirmed 53 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C. for a total of 1,066 confirmed cases in BC since the outbreak began.
Vancouver Coastal Health has 476 cases.
There has been one additional death, bringing the province's total to 25.
There are currently 142 hospitalized patients, including 67 patients in the ICU/HAU.
There are 14 patients at Providence: 12 at SPH (2 in ICU) and 2 at MSJ.
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Elaine Yong, Senior Communication Specialist, Media Relations
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Information and resource links:
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