BC COVID19 numbers as of Thursday - 34 new cases, 2 more deaths



 The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving and the information below is current as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, 2020.


* Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 1370

* New cases since April 8, 2020: 34

* Hospitalized cases: 132

* Intensive care: 68

* COVID-19 related deaths: 50

* Recovered: 858

* Long-term care and assisted-living homes currently affected: 20

Confirmed cases by region:

* Vancouver Coastal Health: 626

* Fraser Health: 508

* Island Health: 82

* Interior Health: 130

* Northern Health: 24

New provincial advice and measures:

* NEW: Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, has issued the following order:

"Using orders under the Public Health and Emergency Programs Acts, the government has implemented a process to support workers to work at a single facility. This includes development of a new labour agreement that ensures all workers - at health authority, non-profit and private facilities - receive an equitable wage and work-hours scheduling stability so they can work at a single site without resident service disruption."

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