The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving and the information below is current as of 3 p.m. on Friday, April 10, 2020.
- Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 1,410
- New cases since April 9, 2020: 40
- Hospitalized cases: 128
- Intensive care: 65
- COVID-19 related deaths: 55
- Recovered: 879
- Long-term care and assisted-living homes currently affected: 20
Confirmed cases by region:
- Vancouver Coastal Health: 629
- Fraser Health: 539
- Island Health: 84
- Interior Health: 132
- Northern Health: 26
New provincial advice and measures:
- NEW: Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, has issued a new Travellers and Employers Order to support provincial measures surrounding self-isolation for returning travellers: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/public-safety-and-emergency-services/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/gdx/orders-april-10/pho_class_order_travellers_and_employers_april_10_2020.pdf
New travel/federal measures:
- NEW: Statement by Minister Carla Qualtrough on Canada’s Disability-Inclusive approach to its COVID-19 pandemic response:
- NEW: G20 Energy Ministerial Statement: https://www.canada.ca/en/natural-resources-canada/news/2020/04/g20-energy-ministers-statement.html
Media availability schedule:
Upcoming scheduled media availabilities with Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Henry will be held:
Saturday, April 11 – 12 p.m., Victoria (Dr. Bonnie Henry only
Monday, April 13 – 1:30 p.m., Victoria
- For provincial support and COVID-19 information: www.gov.bc.ca/covid
- For seniors looking for additional support at this time, call 211 or visit: http://www.bc211.ca/
- For information for Indigenous peoples in B.C., visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/governments/indigenous-people/covid19
- If you or a family member need additional medical advice, call 811.
- 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.
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:
For common questions about COVID-19 and terminology, visit:
Worker and employer information:
For workers and employers who need help understanding the law and their rights, have workplace heath and safety questions or who need help with claims:
Employment Standards Branch: 1 833 236-3700
For health and safety assistance: 1 888 621-7233 (1 888 621-SAFE)
For workers and claims: 1 888 967-5377 (1 888 WOR-KERS)