COVID-19 MEDICAL STAFF BULLETIN - May 25, 2020
“Our first weekend of renewed social and economic contacts went well. Thank you to everyone who’s helping get our BC restart plan off to a strong start.” - Health Minister Adrian Dix, May 25
|New Cases||Today's Total Cases||Cumulative Total|
|BC||Total||11||2,541 (2,122 recovered)|
(within the last 24 hours)
12 new cases of COVID-19 announced in BC in the last 48 hours, for a total of 272 active cases.
4 new COVID-19 related deaths, all linked to Langley Lodge long-term care facility, reported in the last 48 hours, for a total of 161 deaths in BC.
Of the total COVID-19 cases, 37 individuals are hospitalized, 7 of whom are in intensive care.
The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the province is 2,530. 2,102 people who tested positive have recovered (83% of cases).
There have been no new health care outbreaks. In total, 14 long-term care or assisted-living facilities and 2 acute-care units have active outbreaks.
There have been no new community outbreaks. Public health teams continue to provide support to existing outbreaks at federal corrections facilities and Nature’s Touch frozen fruit processing plant in Abbotsford.
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