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COVID-19 Update: May 22, 2020

28 new cases in BC (total: 2507; Δ 1.1%) **
888 VCH (prev: 887; Δ 1; 0.1%; 35.4% of all)
1236 FHA (prev: 1223; Δ 13; 1.1%; 49.3% of all)
194 IHA (prev: 183; Δ 11; 6.0%; 7.7% of all)
127 VIHA (prev: 126; Δ 1; 0.8%; 5.1% of all)
62 NHA (prev: 60; Δ 2; 3.3%; 2.5% of all)
Total Active Cases: 310; 12.4% of total
Δ 3 (-0.0%)

41 Hospitalized (prev: 43; Δ -2; -4.7%; 1.6% of total)
8 ICU (prev: 8; Δ 0; 0.0%; 0.3% of total)
2042 recovered (prev: 2020; Δ 22; 1.1%; 81.5% of total)
155 deaths to date (prev: 152; Δ 3; 2.0%; 6.2% of total)
Recovery Rate: 81.5% Δ -0.0%

** Nine of the cases in Interior Health and one case in Island Health are individuals associated with the Kearl Lake outbreak, who completed their self-isolation in Alberta and have since recovered.

“We are saddened to report three new COVID-19 related deaths in the Fraser Health region, for a total of 155 deaths in British Columbia. We offer our condolences to the family, friends and caregivers of these individuals, as well as to everyone who has lost their loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“There have been no new health-care outbreaks, and the outbreak at Lions Gate Hospital has been declared over. In total, 14 long-term care or assisted-living facilities and two acute-care units have active outbreaks.

“Public health teams continue to provide support for community outbreaks at the Mountain Institution and Mission Institution – both federal corrections facilities, at the Oppenheimer Group, facilities in the poultry sector and with those connected to the Kearl Lake plant in Alberta.

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