COVID-19 Staff Update: February 12, 2021
“Each holiday and occasion this month – Super Bowl, Lunar New Year, Family Day or Valentine’s Day – is an opportunity for us to either allow the virus to spread or to slow it down even more. The choice is ours to make.”
- Dr. Bonnie Henry
Please note: Numbers are updated on weekdays at 5 p.m.
|New Cases||Today's Total Cases||Cumulative Total|
|BC||Total||1,533 (four days)||4,189||74,283|
(within the last 24 hours)
|*patients that are currently being cared for as COVID-positive|
- Today, 445 new cases of COVID-19 were announced, 6 of whom are epidemiologically linked cases. This brings the total in British Columbia to 72,750. Of those cases:
- 135 cases are in the Vancouver Coastal Health region,
- 218 cases are in the Fraser Health region,
- 15 cases are in the Vancouver Island Health region,
- 44 cases are in the Interior Health region,
- 30 cases are in the Northern Health region,
- And 3 new cases in people who normally reside outside of Canada.
- There are currently 4,347 active cases. 226 cases are in hospital, of those 61 are in ICU. Over 7,035 people are under Public Health monitoring.
- 67,008 people have now recovered from COVID-19.
- 10 new deaths reported from COVID-19, for a total of 1,288. Our condolences to those who have lost loved ones.
- 1 new health care outbreak was announced in the Chartwell Carrington Place assisted-living facility. Two health care outbreaks were declared over; one at the University of North B.C. Hospital and the other at Royal Columbian Hospital.
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