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COVID-19 Update: July 23, 2020

30 new cases in BC (total: 3392; Δ 0.9%)
1051 VCH (prev: 1049; Δ 2; 0.2%; 31.0% of all)
1750 FHA (prev: 1742; Δ 8; 0.5%; 51.6% of all)
315 IHA (prev: 304; Δ 11; 3.6%; 9.3% of all)
142 VIHA (prev: 141; Δ 1; 0.7%; 4.2% of all)
77 NHA (prev: 69; Δ 8; 11.6%; 2.3% of all)
57 Outside Canada (prev: 57; Δ 0; 0.0%; 1.7% of all)
Total Active Cases: 304; 9.0% of total
Δ 19 (0.5%)

16 Hospitalized (prev: 17; Δ -1; -5.9%; 0.5% of total)
3 ICU (prev: 3; Δ 0; 0.0%; 0.1% of total)
2898 recovered (prev: 2888; Δ 10; 0.3%; 85.4% of total)
190 deaths to date (prev: 189; Δ 1; 0.5%; 5.6% of total)
Recovery Rate: 85.4% Δ -0.5%

Bonnie Henry said that there are no plans to make masks mandatory unless we see a surge of new positive COVID-19 cases in the province. There’s a lawsuit by the doctors to make masks mandatory and both Henry and Dix said it’s not the best approach as they prefer people to voluntarily wear masks when they cannot maintain 2 metres apart.

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