COVID-19 MEDICAL STAFF BULLETIN - MARCH 30, 2020
“We’re not through the storm yet, we’ve not reached the peak…. This is our watershed in the coming weeks…. We need you to do your part while we’re staying apart, physically.”
- Dr. Bonnie Henry, Today’s Update
|New Cases||Today's Total Cases||Cumulative Total|
|BC||Total||9||2,558 (2,153 recovered)|
(within the last 24 hours)
As of March 30, 42,028 tests have been completed in BC.
The Vancouver Convention Centre is preparing to become an off-site treatment centre with 271 beds, if needed
There are currently 4,233 vacant beds in B.C.
Monday Federal Government update: the Canadian Armed Forces are gearing up to assist pandemic response in communities who need it by assisting with logistics or other supports. To read the full federal government announcement today, click here.
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