B.C. COVID-19 response update April 13, 2020

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The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 1:30 p.m. on Monday, April 13, 2020.

Cases:

  • Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 1,490
  • New cases since April 11, 2020: 45
  • Hospitalized cases: 137
  • Intensive care: 58
  • COVID-19 related deaths: 69
  • Recovered: 926
  • Long-term care and assisted-living homes currently affected: 20

Confirmed cases by region:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 650
  • Fraser Health: 591
  • Island Health: 87
  • Interior Health: 136
  • Northern Health: 26

New provincial advice and measures:

New federal measures:

Media availability schedule:

Upcoming scheduled media availability with Dix and Henry:
Tuesday, April 14 – 3 p.m., Victoria

Resources:

Testing:

  • 53,505 individuals have been tested as of April 9, 2020.
  • If symptoms appear, check your symptoms online: https://covid19.thrive.health
    • If needed, call your health-care provider or 811 for further guidance.

Learn More:

For the latest videos and livestreaming of COVID-19 media availabilities:
on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BCProvincialGovernment/
on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ProvinceofBC
on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BCGovNews

For the latest medical updates, including case counts, prevention, risks and testing, visit: http://www.bccdc.ca/
Or follow @CDCofBC on Twitter.

For the provincial health officer’s orders, notices and guidance, visit: www.gov.bc.ca/phoguidance

For non-health related information, including financial, child care and education supports, travel, transportation and essential service information, visit: www.gov.bc.ca/Covid-19
Or call 1 888 COVID19 (1 888 268-4319) between 7:30 a.m. and 8 p.m., seven days a week.

For recommendations on protecting yourself and your community, including for employers and businesses, visit:
http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/coronavirus-(novel)

For common questions about COVID-19 and terminology, visit:
http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/common-questions