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COVID-19 Update: August 18, 2020

83 new cases in BC (total: 4677; Δ 1.8%)
1447 VCH (prev: 1419; Δ 28; 2.0%; 30.9% of all)
2473 FHA (prev: 2425; Δ 48; 2.0%; 52.9% of all)
407 IHA (prev: 405; Δ 2; 0.5%; 8.7% of all)
156 VIHA (prev: 154; Δ 2; 1.3%; 3.3% of all)
120 NHA (prev: 117; Δ 3; 2.6%; 2.6% of all)
74 Outside Canada (prev: 74; Δ 0; 0.0%; 1.6% of all)
Total Active Cases: 775; 16.6% of total
Δ 32 (0.4%)

6 Hospitalized (prev: 4; Δ 2; 50.0%; 0.1% of total)
3 ICU (prev: 3; Δ 0; 0.0%; 0.1% of total)
3704 recovered (prev: 3653; Δ 51; 1.4%; 79.2% of total)
198 deaths to date (prev: 198; Δ 0; 0.0%; 4.2% of total)
Recovery Rate: 79.2% Δ -0.3%

2,326 people are under active public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases.

Outbreaks

“There have been no new health-care facility outbreaks. In total, nine long-term care or assisted-living facilities and one acute-care facility have active outbreaks.

“There are no new community outbreaks. However, community exposure events continue.

“Alerts are posted on the BC Centre for Disease Control’s (BCCDC) website, as well as on health authorities’ websites, providing details on where the potential exposures occurred and what actions to take – whether you need to immediately self-isolate or monitor for symptoms.

One reply on “COVID-19 Update: August 18, 2020”

I can’t convince my older mother to wear a mask, what should I do? I wear a mask in public buildings but I feel like I’m the sitting duck!

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