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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
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Backgrounders

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

Vancouver Coastal Health – nine facilities

  • Arbutus Care Centre (second occurrence)
  • Banfield Pavilion
  • Capilano Care Centre
  • Columbus Residence
  • Fraserview Intermediate Care Lodge
  • Holy Family Hospital (fourth occurrence)
  • Louis Brier Home & Hospital
  • Royal Arch Masonic Home (second occurrence)
  • Three Links Care Centre

Fraser Health – 28 facilities

  • Agassiz Seniors Community
  • Al Hogg Pavilion (second occurrence)
  • Amenida Seniors Community
  • Belvedere Care Centre
  • Chartwell Langley Gardens (second occurrence)
  • Dania Home (second occurrence)
  • Evergreen Baptist Care Society
  • Fellburn Care Centre
  • Finnish Manor
  • Fort Langley Seniors Community
  • George Derby Centre (second occurrence)
  • Good Samaritan Delta View Care Centre
  • Harrison Pointe
  • Hawthorne Senior Care Community – assisted living
  • Hawthorne Seniors Care Community – long-term care
  • Holyrood Manor
  • Jackman Manor
  • Kiwanis Care Centre
  • Laurel Place
  • Normanna (second occurrence)
  • Northcrest Care Centre
  • Peace Portal Seniors Village (second occurrence)
  • PICS Assisted Living (third occurrence)
  • Suncreek Village
  • Tabor Home (second occurrence)
  • The Harrison at Elim Village (second occurrence)
  • The Residence in Mission
  • White Rock Senior Village (second occurrence)

Northern Health – one facility

  • Rotary Manor Dawson Creek

Interior Health – three facilities

  • Hamlets at Westsyde
  • Sun Pointe Village
  • Village by the Station
PPE update - Monday, Nov. 16, 2020

To recap B.C.’s cumulative totals from March to last week’s report on Monday, Nov. 9, the following personal protective equipment (PPE) has arrived in B.C.:

  • Just over 7.4 million N95 or equivalent respirators
  • Just over 126 million surgical or procedure masks
  • Almost 2.9 million pieces of eye protection, including goggles and face shields
  • Almost 222.5 million pairs of gloves
  • Just over 13.3 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.:

  • 49,166 N95 or equivalent respirators
  • 352,250 surgical or procedure masks
  • 1,325 pieces of eye protection
  • 1,164,800 pairs of gloves
  • 703,974 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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