COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Update: July 29, 2020

41 new cases in BC (total: 3562; Δ 1.2%)
1071 VCH (prev: 1067; Δ 4; 0.4%; 30.1% of all)
1846 FHA (prev: 1815; Δ 31; 1.7%; 51.8% of all)
356 IHA (prev: 356; Δ 0; 0.0%; 10.0% of all)
143 VIHA (prev: 143; Δ 0; 0.0%; 4.0% of all)
86 NHA (prev: 80; Δ 6; 7.5%; 2.4% of all)
60 Outside Canada (prev: 60; Δ 0; 0.0%; 1.7% of all)
Total Active Cases: 259; 7.3% of total
Δ 8 (0.1%)

6 Hospitalized (prev: 9; Δ -3; -33.3%; 0.2% of total)
2 ICU (prev: 3; Δ -1; -33.3%; 0.1% of total)
3109 recovered (prev: 3076; Δ 33; 1.1%; 87.3% of total)
194 deaths to date (prev: 194; Δ 0; 0.0%; 5.4% of total)
Recovery Rate: 87.3% Δ -0.1%

“There have been no new health-care facility outbreaks and the outbreak at St. Paul’s Hospital neonatal instensive care unit has now been declared over. In total, one long-term care facility and one acute-care facility have active outbreaks.

“There are no new community outbreaks. Currently, there are 20 cases on Haida Gwaii and 31 cases connected to Fraser Valley Packers Inc. Public health teams continue to support these active outbreaks. Of note, there are no health concerns related to the consumption of fruit from Fraser Valley Packers Inc. However, people are reminded to always wash fruit and vegetables before eating them.

“There continues to be additional community exposure events throughout the province. An alert has been issued for Liquid Zoo in Kelowna. Anyone who may have been at the night club from July 15 to 18 is asked to monitor themselves closely, limit their contact with others and contact 811 to get tested, if symptoms develop.

“A full listing of community exposure events related to flights and others within each health authority is available through the BC Centre for Disease Control, as well as on health authority websites.

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