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What's New: September 25

New CasesToday's Total CasesCumulative Total
BCTotal26713028908
Hospitalized69
ICU Patients22
Deaths3233
VCH/PHCHospitalized336245
ICU Patients12105
On Ventilator656
Discharged127
Deaths (hospital/ICU)34
SPHHospitalized4 (from over the weekend)2059
ICU Patients817
On Ventilator214
Discharged
(within the last 24 hours)
Deaths13
MSJHospitalized110
Discharged
HFHResidents053 (32 recovered)
Staff137 (36 recovered)
Total90
Deaths21
Please note: Numbers are updated at approximately 5 p.m. each day.

COVID-19 Dashboard

Visit the BC COVID-19 Dashboard or click on the image below for the latest case counts and information on recoveries, deaths, hospitalizations, testing and more. (Internet Explorer users: please use the Internet Explorer version of the BC COVID-19 Dashboard.) 

Click image to visit the dashboard.

Please note that as of Sept 24, 2020 there are 2 outbreaks at Providence Health Care sites:

  • 8A – St. Paul’s Hospital. READ MORE.
  • Holy Family Hospital LTC Neighbourhoods 1 & 2 ONLY. READ MORE

TODAY’S NEWS

  • Today, we are announcing 148 new cases, including 12 epi-linked cases, for a total of 8,543 cases in British Columbia.

  • There are 1,371 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, 3,417 people who are under active public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases and 6,917 people who tested positive have recovered.

  • By health authority: 3,094 VCH, 4,361 Fraser Health, 203 Island Health, 520 Interior Health, 278 Northern Health, and 87 cases of people who reside outside of Canada.
  • There have been two new COVID-19 related deaths in the Fraser Health region, for a total of 229 deaths in British Columbia.
  • There has been one new health-care facility outbreak at Banfield Pavilion and the outbreak at OPAL by Element assisted-living facility has been declared over. In total, nine long-term care or assisted-living facilities and five acute-care facilities have active outbreaks.
  • There have been no new community outbreaks, although there continue to be community exposure events. 
  • Public alerts and school notifications are posted on the BC Centre for Disease Control’s (BCCDC) website, as well as on health authorities’ websites, providing details on where the potential exposure occurred and what actions to take – whether to self-isolate or monitor for symptoms.
  • For today’s full statement, please click here.

Top Stories 

ALL PROVIDENCE STAFF VIRTUAL TOWN HALL - SEPTEMBER 17, 2020

WATCH: If you missed the All-Staff Town Hall, click here for the recording. 

 

YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED: 

  • Part One of the Q&As has answers to most of the questions addressed during the session. 

    • Please note, The number next to each question indicates the approximate time the question was addressed in the webcast playback.  

  • Click here for Part Two of the Q&As.
  • If you have questions that weren’t discussed at the event, we still want to hear from you. Please email COVID-19@providencehealth.bc.ca. 

Staff Support

Visit the STAFF SUPPORT section for information on discounts, parking, childcare and wellness support.

Wellness Tips

September, the start of a new chapter and school year — marking the end of summer. While September can be a time of transition, it is also a time to reflect on our priorities.  These changes can feel stressful, anxiety provoking and overwhelming. How do we thrive in Stresstember?

 

READ MORE for a list of ways stress can affect our bodies and coping strategies to help. We encourage you to notice these symptoms and reach out for support.

The Wellness & Support Team encourages you to reach out for help when you need it.  You’re there for them.  We’re there for you.

 

Visit the Staff Support section on the COVID-19 website for information about staff wellness supports and more.

Situation Updates:

Government of British Columbia Statements

September 24: Joint Statement of Province of BC's COVID-19 response

September 23: Joint Statement of Province of BC's COVID-19 response

September 21: Joint Statement of Province of BC's COVID-19 response

September 20: Joint Statement of Province of BC's COVID-19 response

September 18: Joint Statement of Province of BC's COVID-19 response

September 17: Joint Statement of Province of BC's COVID-19 response

September 16: Joint Statement of Province of BC's COVID-19 response

September 15: Joint Statement of Province of BC's COVID-19 response

September 14: Joint Statement of Province of BC's COVID-19 response 

September 11: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

September 10: Joint Statement of Province of BC's COVID-19 response 

September 9: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

September 8: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

September 4: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

September 3: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

September 2: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

September 1: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

August 31: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

August 28: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

August 27: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

August 26: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

August 25: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

August 24: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

August 21: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

August 20: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

August 19: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

August 18: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

August 17: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

August 14: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

August 13: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

August 12: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

August 11: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

August 10: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

August 7:  Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

August 6: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

August 5: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

August 4: Joint Statement on Province of BC's COVID-19 response

View Previous Statements from March - July, 2020 

This page last updated Sep 25, 2020 12:41pm PDT