COVID-19 Update April 4, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 4, 2020:

πŸ“Š There are 29 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in British Columbia. There is a total of 1,203 confirmed cases in BC. There are 424 cases in the Fraser Health region.

🧫 The province has allocated $2 million to the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research and the BC CDC to conduct a variety of research initiatives on COVID-19 including understanding transmission and the development of a vaccine.

πŸ”΄ There are 3 more people in BC who have passed away as a result of COVID-19. This brings the total number of deaths from COVID-19 in BC to 38. As Dr. Henry mentioned, these numbers represent people who are dear and people who are missed; our condolences go out to their families.

❗Federal quarantines for travel remain in place. Travelers coming abroad are legally required to go home directly from the airport and to self-isolate for 14 days.

βœ… 703 people have fully recovered from COVID-19 in BC.

Dr. Henry said it best today: β€œWe are in the thick of it and we must hold our line…for our families and our communities here in BC”.

Stay safe. Stay well. Stay home.

CBC News: B.C. records lowest number of new COVID-19 cases in a week, but advised to ‘hold our line’.

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