COVID-19 Update March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 27, 2020:

📊 There are 67 new cases of COVID-19 in British Columbia for a total of 792 cases. There are 262 cases in the Fraser Health region.

📉 The Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry did release different models which can help us understand where we are in the fight against this epidemic. You can learn more about these numbers in the CBC News article below, and here: COVID-19 Critical Care and Acute Care Hospitalization Modelling.

🏥 There are over 3,900 empty hospital beds in preparation for an increase in cases.

We can be cautiously optimistic that social distancing is working in BC. Thank you to everyone who is doing their part. It is absolutely critical that we keep it up for the sake of those most vulnerable to COVID-19.

With everyone’s help, we can do this.

Also announced today :

Funding for Farmer’s markets to move to online platforms.
Relief supports for the BC’s Arts and Culture sector.
The Federal government has announced a 75% wage subsidy for qualifying businesses.

CBC News – Physical distancing has halved spread of COVID-19 in BC, official modelling suggests.

For more information on Provincial government supports, please visit this link: