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COVID-19 Update: August 24, 2020

Over the weekend, there were 269 new cases bringing our total to 5184. Breakdown per day:

  • Friday to Saturday 109 cases
  • Saturday to Sunday 81 cases
  • Sunday to Monday 79 cases

269 new cases in BC (total: 5184; Δ 5.5%)
1651 VCH (prev: 1569; Δ 82; 5.2%; 31.8% of all)
2739 FHA (prev: 2572; Δ 167; 6.5%; 52.8% of all)
425 IHA (prev: 417; Δ 8; 1.9%; 8.2% of all)
166 VIHA (prev: 160; Δ 6; 3.8%; 3.2% of all)
127 NHA (prev: 122; Δ 5; 4.1%; 2.4% of all)
76 Outside Canada (prev: 75; Δ 1; 0.0%; 1.5% of all)
Total Active Cases: 914; 17.6% of total
Δ 89 (0.8%)

18 Hospitalized (prev: 13; Δ 5; 38.5%; 0.3% of total)
5 ICU (prev: 5; Δ 0; 0.0%; 0.1% of total)
4068 recovered (prev: 3889; Δ 179; 4.6%; 78.5% of total)
202 deaths to date (prev: 201; Δ 1; 0.5%; 3.9% of total)
Recovery Rate: 78.5% Δ -0.7%

2,452 people who are under active public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases.

Active Cases by Health Region

BC 909 (Δ 89; Prev: 820)
VCH 406 (Δ 20; New 82; Recovered 62; Prev: 386)
FHA 446 (Δ 60; New 167; Recovered 107; Prev: 386)
IHA 21 (Δ 4; New 8; Recovered 4; Prev: 17)
VIHA 13 (Δ 4; New 6; Recovered 2; Prev: 9)
NH 17 (Δ 1; New 5; Recovered 4; Prev: 16)

Total Tests

VCH 101074 (3772 since last)
FHA 123024 (4422 since last)
IHA 47300 (1290 since last)
VIHA 47933 (1304 since last)
NH 12973 (386 since last)
BC Testing Rate: 56266 / 1M (+2025 / 1M)
Canada Testing Rate: 137517 / 1M (+3594 / 1M)

Outbreaks

“There has been one new health-care facility outbreak at MSA Manor. In total, nine long-term care or assisted-living facilities and one acute-care facility have active outbreaks.

“There are no new community outbreaks. The outbreak at Fraser Valley Packers has been declared over. However, community exposure events continue.

Vancouver Coastal

  • Arbutus Care Centre (Aug 17, 2020)
  • Richmond Lions Manor Bridgeport 2nd Floor (Aug 5, 2020)
  • Joseph & Rosalie Segal Family Health Centre 8th Floor (Aug 6, 2020)
  • Holy Family Hospital LTCF Rehabilitation Unit (June 9, 2020)

Fraser Health

  • Dania Home (July 31, 2020)
  • Maple Ridge Seniors Village (Aug 4, 2020)
  • Derby Manor (Aug 6, 2020)
  • George Derby Centre (Aug 7, 2020)
  • New Vista Care Society (Aug 8, 2020)
  • Queens Park Care Centre (Aug 14, 2020)
  • Czorny Alzheimer Care Centre (Aug 17, 2020)

Northern Health

  • Haida Gwaii (July 24, 2020)

Island and Interior Health

  • None reported

New Public Exposure Events

Vancouver Coastal Health

  • Vancouver: Hawksworth Restaurant (801 West Georgia St.) (August 13 6 p.m. to 12 a.m.)
  • Bartholomew Bar (1026 Mainland St.) (August 13, August 14 during operating hours)

Fraser Health

  • Hope, Hope River General Store (09:30 – 17:30 on August 6, 2020, 10:30 – 18:30 on August 7, 2020, 10:00 -17:30 on August 13, 2020, 11:30 – 18:30 on August 14, 2020)
  • Surrey, Hookah Lounge (23:59 on July 31 to 04:00 on August 1, 23:59 on August 1 to 05:00 on August 2, 23:59 on August 7 to 04:00 on August 8, 23:59 on August 8 to 04:00 on August 9)

Northern Health, Interior Health, Island Health

  • No new public exposures reported

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