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COVID-19 Update: May 1, 2020

33 new cases in BC (total: 2145; Δ 1.6%)
823 VCH (prev: 815; Δ 8; 1.0%; 38.4% of all)
978 FHA (prev: 961; Δ 17; 1.8%; 45.6% of all)
174 IHA (prev: 170; Δ 4; 2.4%; 8.1% of all)
121 VIHA (prev: 120; Δ 1; 0.8%; 5.6% of all)
49 NHA (prev: 46; Δ 3; 6.5%; 2.3% of all)
Total Active Cases: 676; 31.5% of total
Δ -3 (-0.6%)

79 Hospitalized (prev: 82; Δ -3; -3.7%; 3.7% of total)
24 ICU (prev: 30; Δ -6; -20.0%; 1.1% of total)
1357 recovered (prev: 1322; Δ 35; 2.6%; 63.3% of total)
112 deaths to date (prev: 111; Δ 1; 0.9%; 5.2% of total)
Recovery Rate: 63.3% Δ 0.7%

Outbreaks and Deaths

“In the last day, there have been no new long-term care or assisted-living facility outbreaks. In total, 21 facilities and three acute-care units have active outbreaks, with outbreaks now declared over at 12 care facilities.

“Public health teams are also providing support to a number of community outbreaks, actively contact tracing those who may be direcly affected and their close contacts.

“There are 52 employees confirmed positive at Superior Poultry in Coquitlam, and 35 employees confirmed positive at United Poultry in Vancouver. Of note, the United Poultry case number has been decreased, correcting a reporting error in yesterday’s report.

“There are now 133 inmates and staff confirmed positive at the Mission Institution federal correctional centre, as well as 15 positive cases of COVID-19 connected to the Kearl Lake plant in Alberta.

“We are saddened to report one new COVID-19 related death in the Fraser Health region, for a total of 112 deaths in British Columbia. We offer our condolences to everyone who has lost their loved ones.

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