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COVID-19 Update: August 20, 2020

80 new cases in BC (total: 4825; Δ 1.7%)
1526 VCH (prev: 1488; Δ 38; 2.6%; 31.6% of all)
2533 FHA (prev: 2493; Δ 40; 1.6%; 52.5% of all)
411 IHA (prev: 411; Δ 0; 0.0%; 8.5% of all)
159 VIHA (prev: 158; Δ 1; 0.6%; 3.3% of all)
121 NHA (prev: 120; Δ 1; 0.8%; 2.5% of all)
75 Outside Canada (prev: 75; Δ 0; 0.0%; 1.6% of all)
Total Active Cases: 780; 16.2% of total
Δ -18 (-0.7%)

11 Hospitalized (prev: 10; Δ 1; 10.0%; 0.2% of total)
4 ICU (prev: 4; Δ 0; 0.0%; 0.1% of total)
3845 recovered (prev: 3749; Δ 96; 2.6%; 79.7% of total)
200 deaths to date (prev: 198; Δ 2; 1.0%; 4.1% of total)
Recovery Rate: 79.7% Δ 0.7%

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

“There has been one new community outbreak with nine confirmed cases at Loblaws’ distribution centre in the Fraser Health region. Public health teams are on site screening employees and contact tracing. There also continue to be community exposure events at other locations and on flights into and out of the province.

Active Cases by Health Region

VCH 349
FHA 382
IHA 15
VIHA 9
NHA 15
BC 770

Total Tests

VCH 95,831 (1,368 today)
FHA 116,951 (1,518 today)
IHA 45,508 (622 today)
VIHA 46,101 (490 today)
NHA 12,423 (143 today)
BC 320,989 (4,207 today)
BC Testing Rate: 52,967 / 1M
Canada Testing Rate: 131,033 / 1M

Regional Exposure Events (7 days)

Vancouver Coastal Health
Bartholomew Bar (1026 Mainland St, Vancouver)
August 13, 14 Operating Hours

Interior Health
Cactus Club Kelowna Aug 8 5pm-midnight

Northern Health
It is Time Canada – Deadwood, Alta

Fraser Health, Island Health
No Change

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