COVID-19 Staff Bulletin - Oct. 5, 2020
“If you are getting together with your ‘safe six’ for Thanksgiving, limit your time together prior to or following your meal, seat guests as far apart as possible and opt for individual servings instead of a buffet." - Dr. Bonnie Henry
Please note: Numbers are updated at approximately 5 p.m. each day.
|New Cases||Today's Total Cases||Cumulative Total|
|BC||Total||110||1,394||10,066 (8,398 recovered)|
(within the last 24 hours)
- Monday’s update includes three reporting periods: 130 positive cases Friday to Saturday, 108 positive cases Saturday to Sunday, 120 positive cases Sunday to Monday. That’s a total of 358 new cases over the weekend, including eight epi-linked cases.
- Total COVID-19 cases: 9,739. This includes 3,580 in VCH, 4,980 in Fraser Health, 220 Island Health, 548 in Interior Health, 322 in Northern Health, and 89 reside outside Canada.
- There are currently 1,353 active cases, with 66 people hospitalized and 16 in critical care/ICU.
- There are 3,010 people under active public health monitoring.
- 8,115 British Columbians have now recovered.
- An additional four people died this weekend, for a new total of 242 deaths.
- There are three new health care outbreaks. The Holy Family Hospital outbreak has been declared over.
- Dr. Bonnie Henry released another modelling update today. Details are below.
- Read the full news release here.
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Elaine Yong, Senior Communication Specialist, Media Relations
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Information and resource links:
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