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Joint statement on B.C.’s COVID-19 response, latest updates

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Joint statement on B.C.’s COVID-19 response, latest updates

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Ministry of Health
Communications
250 952-1887 (media line)

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Assisted-living, long-term care homes, seniors’ rental buildings with ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks

Vancouver Coastal Health – nine facilities:

  • Banfield Pavilion
  • Haro Park Centre (second occurrence)
  • Hamilton Village Care Centre
  • Lakeview Care Centre
  • Louis Brier Home & Hospital
  • Pinegrove Place
  • Royal Arch Masonic Home (second occurrence)
  • Three Links Care Centre
  • Yaletown House

Fraser Health – 21 facilities

  • Agassiz Seniors Community
  • Amenida Seniors Community
  • Belvedere Care Centre
  • CareLife Fleetwood
  • Evergreen Baptist Care Society
  • Fellburn Care Centre
  • Fort Langley Seniors Community
  • Good Samaritan Delta View Care Centre
  • Harrison Pointe
  • Laurel Place
  • Hawthorne Seniors Care Community – long-term care
  • Hawthorne Senior Care Community – assisted living
  • Mayfair Terrace Retirement Residence
  • Normanna (second occurrence)
  • Northcrest Care Centre
  • Rosemary Heights Seniors Village
  • St. Michael’s Centre
  • Suncreek Village
  • Tabor Home (second occurrence)
  • The Residence in Mission
  • White Rock Senior Village (second occurrence)

Northern Health – one facility

  • Rotary Manor Dawson Creek

Interior Health – one facility

  • Village at Mill Creek
PPE update - Monday, Nov. 9, 2020

To recap B.C.’s cumulative totals from March to last week’s report on Monday, Nov. 2, the following personal protective equipment (PPE) has arrived in B.C.:

  • Just over 7.3 million N95 or equivalent respirators
  • Almost 124.5 million surgical or procedure masks
  • Almost 2.8 million pieces of eye protection, including goggles and face shields
  • Almost 192 million pairs of gloves
  • Just over 12.5 million gowns

Many of the items listed above, and other supplies and equipment that have recently arrived, are in the testing process to make sure the products meet or exceed safety requirements before being used in B.C.’s health-care system.

Over the last week (since the update last week until yesterday), the following PPE has arrived in B.C.:

  • 69,631 N95 or equivalent respirators
  • 1,763,850 surgical or procedure masks
  • 111,845 pieces of eye protection
  • 30,641,325 pairs of gloves
  • 629,140 gowns

B.C. continues to source and test PPE. It is working to pursue any and all credible leads for safe and effective products for its health-care system.

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