COVID-19 STAFF BULLETIN - JULY 30, 2020
It is easy to socialize safely and that’s what we all need to do this B.C. Day weekend. To do this, let’s keep our groups small and keep a safe distance from others, no matter where we may be.
-- Dr. Bonnie Henry, July 30th
|New Cases||Today's Total Cases||Cumulative Total|
|BC||Total||50||3641 (3168 recovered)|
(within the last 24 hours)
|HFH||Residents||53 (26 recovered)|
|Staff||35 (30 recovered)|
Today, there have been 29 new cases, for a total of 3,591 cases in B.C.
There are 242 active cases within the province, and 3,155 people who tested positive have recovered.
Currently, five individuals are hospitalized, two of whom are in intensive care. The remaining people with COVID-19 are recovering in self-isolation.
Cases by health authority: 1,076 in VCH, 1,865 in Fraser Health, 143 in Island Health, 360 Interior Health, 86 Northern Health region, and 61 people who reside outside of Canada.
There have been no new COVID-19 related deaths, for a total of 194 deaths in B.C.
There have been no new health-care facility outbreaks.
There is one long-term care facility outbreak at Holy Family Hospital, and one acute-care facility with active outbreaks.
There are no new community outbreaks, with no new cases on Haida Gwaii and 59 cases connected to Fraser Valley Packers Inc.
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