COVID-19 Staff Bulletin - Oct. 9, 2020
“What we do today and every day makes a difference, and we’ve seen that in the progression of the pandemic in B.C. We need to continue to do our part.” - 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||119||1,406||10,185 (8,502 recovered)|
(within the last 24 hours)
- There are 110 new cases today, including one epi-linked case.
- This brings the provincial total to 10,066 cases of COVID-19. By health authority: 3693 VCH, 5175 Fraser Health, 223 Island Health, 557 Interior Health, 330 Northern Health and 89 people who generally reside outside Canada.
- There are 1394 active cases. 76 of those people are in the hospital, with 17 in critical care/ICU.
- There is one new death, bringing the total numbers of deaths to 245.
- 3193 people are under active public health monitoring.
- 8398 people have now recovered.
- There are no new health care or community outbreaks today.
- We continue to have community and school exposures. Notifications are on the BCCDC and health authority websites.
- Dr. Bonnie Henry says reaching the milestone of 10,000 diagnosed cases of COVID-19 should give everyone pause, and serve as a reminder of what we need to do, and continue to do, to keep everyone safe.
- Read the full news release here.
- For the latest COVID numbers across the province, please see the BCCDC dashboard.
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Elaine Yong, Senior Communication Specialist, Media Relations
After-hours media line: (604) 312-3547
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Information and resource links:
PHC has a website for staff, medical staff, and researchers to address concerns, questions, protocols and guidelines around sick-leave and compensation-in-lieu for COVID-19. Click here to view the website. This website will be updated daily and is accessible from work and home on your mobile or desktop devices. THIS SHOULD BE YOUR SOURCE OF TRUTH FOR INFORMATION.
If you need to reach PHC’s Infection Prevention and Control Team (IPAC), please call local 69357. Do not contact individual IPAC team members.