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COVID-19 Update: June 30, 2020

12 new cases in BC (total: 2916; Δ 0.4%)
981 VCH (prev: 979; Δ 2; 0.2%; 33.6% of all)
1538 FHA (prev: 1529; Δ 9; 0.6%; 52.7% of all)
201 IHA (prev: 200; Δ 1; 0.5%; 6.9% of all)
131 VIHA (prev: 131; Δ 0; 0.0%; 4.5% of all)
65 NHA (prev: 65; Δ 0; 0.0%; 2.2% of all)
Total Active Cases: 152; 5.2% of total
Δ -1 (-0.1%)

18 Hospitalized (prev: 18; Δ 0; 0.0%; 0.6% of total)
4 ICU (prev: 5; Δ -1; -20.0%; 0.1% of total)
2590 recovered (prev: 2577; Δ 13; 0.5%; 88.8% of total)
174 deaths to date (prev: 174; Δ 0; 0.0%; 6.0% of total)
Recovery Rate: 88.8% Δ 0.1%

Outbreaks

“There have been no new health-care facility outbreaks, and the outbreak at Valhaven Home in the Fraser Health region has been declared over. In total, four long-term care or assisted-living facilities and one acute care facility have active outbreaks.

“There have been no new community outbreaks, and the public health teams continue to provide support for the one remaining community location.

“Today is a positive day for all British Columbians. With the necessary pieces in place, long-term care facilities and seniors assisted-living residences can now begin allowing visitors.

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COVID-19 Update: June 29, 2020

Today’s numbers are for three days since the last reporting period. Since Friday, we’ve had 26 new cases including:

  • 10 between Friday and Saturday
  • 14 between Saturday to Sunday
  • 2 between Sunday and Monday

26 new cases in BC (total: 2904; Δ 0.9%)
979 VCH (prev: 969; Δ 10; 1.0%; 33.7% of all)
1529 FHA (prev: 1514; Δ 15; 1.0%; 52.7% of all)
200 IHA (prev: 199; Δ 1; 0.5%; 6.9% of all)
131 VIHA (prev: 131; Δ 0; 0.0%; 4.5% of all)
65 NHA (prev: 65; Δ 0; 0.0%; 2.2% of all)
Total Active Cases: 153; 5.3% of total
Δ -6 (-0.3%)

18 Hospitalized (prev: 17; Δ 1; 5.9%; 0.6% of total)
5 ICU (prev: 5; Δ 0; 0.0%; 0.2% of total)
2577 recovered (prev: 2545; Δ 32; 1.3%; 88.7% of total)
174 deaths to date (prev: 174; Δ 0; 0.0%; 6.0% of total)
Recovery Rate: 88.7% Δ 0.3%

Outbreaks

There are 6 active healthcare outbreaks in BC including 5 long-term care and 1 acute care. There are 386 residents and 229 staff members affected.

There is an exposure at Brandi’s Exotic Show Lounge. Close contacts of the carriers are in isolation. There are 3 individuals who have tested positive. Bonnie Henry wants individuals who are at the establishment on June 21-24 between 9 pm to 3 am to monitor closely as they may have been exposed. Monitor closely and call 8-1-1 to arrange testing.

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COVID-19 Update: June 26, 2020

10 new cases in BC (total: 2878; Δ 0.3%)
969 VCH (prev: 969; Δ 0; 0.0%; 33.7% of all)
1514 FHA (prev: 1504; Δ 10; 0.7%; 52.6% of all)
199 IHA (prev: 199; Δ 0; 0.0%; 6.9% of all)
131 VIHA (prev: 131; Δ 0; 0.0%; 4.6% of all)
65 NHA (prev: 65; Δ 0; 0.0%; 2.3% of all)
Total Active Cases: 159; 5.5% of total
Δ -19 (-0.7%)

17 Hospitalized (prev: 15; Δ 2; 13.3%; 0.6% of total)
5 ICU (prev: 7; Δ -2; -28.6%; 0.2% of total)
2545 recovered (prev: 2517; Δ 28; 1.1%; 88.4% of total)
174 deaths to date (prev: 173; Δ 1; 0.6%; 6.0% of total)
Recovery Rate: 88.4% Δ 0.7%

According to Ministry of Health, this total includes a data correction of one case from yesterday’s report.

Outbreaks

“There have been no new health-care facility outbreaks and the outbreak at Nicola Lodge has been declared over. In total, five long-term care or assisted-living facilities and one acute-care facility have active outbreaks.

“There have been no new community outbreaks. Public health teams continue to provide support for the two remaining community locations.

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COVID-19 Update: June 25, 2020

20 new cases in BC (total: 2869; Δ 0.7%)
970 VCH (prev: 963; Δ 7; 0.7%; 33.8% of all)
1504 FHA (prev: 1491; Δ 13; 0.9%; 52.4% of all)
199 IHA (prev: 199; Δ 0; 0.0%; 6.9% of all)
131 VIHA (prev: 131; Δ 0; 0.0%; 4.6% of all)
65 NHA (prev: 65; Δ 0; 0.0%; 2.3% of all)
Total Active Cases: 179; 6.2% of total
Δ 17 (0.6%)

15 Hospitalized (prev: 14; Δ 1; 7.1%; 0.5% of total)
7 ICU (prev: 7; Δ 0; 0.0%; 0.2% of total)
2517 recovered (prev: 2516; Δ 1; 0.0%; 87.7% of total)
173 deaths to date (prev: 171; Δ 2; 1.2%; 6.0% of total)
Recovery Rate: 87.7% Δ -0.6%

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COVID-19 Update: June 24, 2020

14 new cases in BC (total: 2849; Δ 0.5%)
963 VCH (prev: 960; Δ 3; 0.3%; 33.8% of all)
1491 FHA (prev: 1480; Δ 11; 0.7%; 52.3% of all)
199 IHA (prev: 199; Δ 0; 0.0%; 7.0% of all)
131 VIHA (prev: 131; Δ 0; 0.0%; 4.6% of all)
65 NHA (prev: 65; Δ 0; 0.0%; 2.3% of all)
Total Active Cases: 162; 5.7% of total
Δ -12 (-0.5%)

14 Hospitalized (prev: 16; Δ -2; -12.5%; 0.5% of total)
7 ICU (prev: 7; Δ 0; 0.0%; 0.2% of total)
2516 recovered (prev: 2491; Δ 25; 1.0%; 88.3% of total)
171 deaths to date (prev: 170; Δ 1; 0.6%; 6.0% of total)
Recovery Rate: 88.3% Δ 0.4%

Outbreaks

“There have been no new health-care facility outbreaks. In total, six long-term care or assisted-living facilities and one acute-care facility have active outbreaks.

“There have been no new community outbreaks and the outbreak at Maersk Distribution Canada Inc. in Delta has been declared over. Public health teams continue to provide support for the two remaining community locations.

“We have worked hard to find the balance in British Columbia: to flatten our curve, keep new cases low and safely increase our social interactions by continuing to follow our core, foundational rules.

Phase 3

“No matter where we may be this summer, remember that COVID-19 is still with us. So let’s make sure we travel respectfully, by using our travel manners, planning ahead, being prepared and maintaining safe social interactions.

“Before you go, do your research. Check in with the community to understand if it is welcoming visitors and what services are available and what may still be closed. Take your provisions with you if needed, and while away, take the same safety precautions you have been doing at home.

“For the visitors who come to our province from elsewhere in Canada, let’s show them how we are staying vigilant, being respectful of those around us and doing all we can protect our communities, our Elders and our loved ones.

“The things that we do and the decisions we make each day make a difference, so let’s do our part by being 100% committed to staying safe.”

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This offer is good from June 24 to September 13. Members can accept the offer in the Amex App or on their online account.

Who in my area is participating?

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How do I register?

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3. Spend at least $10 (after taxes) in a single transaction using your registered American Express® Card at up to 10 different participating small business locations in Canada between June 24 and September 13, 2020.

4. Earn a $5 statement credit, up to a maximum of $50 in total credits.

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COVID-19 Update: June 23, 2020

13 new cases in BC (total: 2835; Δ 0.5%)
960 VCH (prev: 954; Δ 6; 0.6%; 33.9% of all)
1480 FHA (prev: 1474; Δ 6; 0.4%; 52.2% of all)
199 IHA (prev: 198; Δ 1; 0.5%; 7.0% of all)
131 VIHA (prev: 131; Δ 0; 0.0%; 4.6% of all)
65 NHA (prev: 65; Δ 0; 0.0%; 2.3% of all)
Total Active Cases: 174; 6.1% of total
Δ -8 (-0.3%)

16 Hospitalized (prev: 14; Δ 2; 14.3%; 0.6% of total)
7 ICU (prev: 6; Δ 1; 16.7%; 0.2% of total)
2491 recovered (prev: 2471; Δ 20; 0.8%; 87.9% of total)
170 deaths to date (prev: 169; Δ 1; 0.6%; 6.0% of total)
Recovery Rate: 87.9% Δ 0.3%

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COVID-19 Update: June 22, 2020

There have been 32 new cases over the last three days. Over the weekend, there were

  • 10 new cases between Friday-Saturday
  • 6 new cases between Saturday-Sunday
  • 16 new cases between Sunday-Monday

32 new cases in BC (total: 2822; Δ 1.1%)
954 VCH (prev: 952; Δ 2; 0.2%; 33.8% of all)
1474 FHA (prev: 1446; Δ 28; 1.9%; 52.2% of all)
198 IHA (prev: 197; Δ 1; 0.5%; 7.0% of all)
131 VIHA (prev: 130; Δ 1; 0.8%; 4.6% of all)
65 NHA (prev: 65; Δ 0; 0.0%; 2.3% of all)
Total Active Cases: 182; 6.4% of total
Δ 4 (0.1%)

14 Hospitalized (prev: 11; Δ 3; 27.3%; 0.5% of total)
6 ICU (prev: 6; Δ 0; 0.0%; 0.2% of total)
2471 recovered (prev: 2444; Δ 27; 1.1%; 87.6% of total)
169 deaths to date (prev: 168; Δ 1; 0.6%; 6.0% of total)
Recovery Rate: 87.6% Δ -0.0%

Outbreaks

There are currently seven active outbreaks with six in long-term care and 1 in acute care. There are 369 residents affected and 226 staff members.

There are no new community outbreaks.

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COVID-19 Update: June 19, 2020

7 new cases in BC (total: 2790; Δ 0.3%)
952 VCH (prev: 950; Δ 2; 0.2%; 34.1% of all)
1446 FHA (prev: 1441; Δ 5; 0.3%; 51.8% of all)
197 IHA (prev: 197; Δ 0; 0.0%; 7.1% of all)
130 VIHA (prev: 130; Δ 0; 0.0%; 4.7% of all)
65 NHA (prev: 65; Δ 0; 0.0%; 2.3% of all)
Total Active Cases: 178; 6.4% of total
Δ -12 (-0.4%)

11 Hospitalized (prev: 10; Δ 1; 10.0%; 0.4% of total)
6 ICU (prev: 5; Δ 1; 20.0%; 0.2% of total)
2444 recovered (prev: 2425; Δ 19; 0.8%; 87.6% of total)
168 deaths to date (prev: 168; Δ 0; 0.0%; 6.0% of total)
Recovery Rate: 87.6% Δ 0.5%

Outbreaks

“There have been no new health-care facility outbreaks. In total, six long-term care or assisted-living facilities and one acute care facility have active outbreaks.

“There have been no new community outbreaks. Public health teams continue to provide support for the three remaining community locations.

“We’ve recently been made aware of some serious allegations of racist activities within one or more hospital emergency departments in B.C.

“There is no place in our province for racism of any kind. Not on our streets, at work, at school and not in our health-care system.

“An investigation has been launched, and we are committed to work on next steps required to ensure everyone in our health-care system receives respectful and culturally safe care.

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COVID-19 Update: June 18, 2020

8 new cases in BC (total: 2783; Δ 0.3%)
950 VCH (prev: 946; Δ 4; 0.4%; 34.1% of all)
1441 FHA (prev: 1438; Δ 3; 0.2%; 51.8% of all)
197 IHA (prev: 196; Δ 1; 0.5%; 7.1% of all)
130 VIHA (prev: 130; Δ 0; 0.0%; 4.7% of all)
65 NHA (prev: 65; Δ 0; 0.0%; 2.3% of all)
Total Active Cases: 190; 6.8% of total
Δ 5 (0.2%)

10 Hospitalized (prev: 11; Δ -1; -9.1%; 0.4% of total)
5 ICU (prev: 5; Δ 0; 0.0%; 0.2% of total)
2425 recovered (prev: 2422; Δ 3; 0.1%; 87.1% of total)
168 deaths to date (prev: 168; Δ 0; 0.0%; 6.0% of total)
Recovery Rate: 87.1% Δ -0.1%

Outbreaks

7 active health-care outbreaks; 6 in long-term care; 1 in acute care; 588 associated with acute or long-term care outbreak; 365 residents; 223 staff

No new community outbreak; One facility outbreak declared over

An adult as part of an independent school in the Fraser Health region has tested positive. The school has stopped their in-class learning for the balance of the year.