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Case Counts & Press Statements

A new coronavirus is causing a respiratory infection known as COVID-19. Here you will find the latest information on confirmed cases and testing for the novel coronavirus.

Confirmed COVID-19 cases 

British Columbia 

1,013 confirmed cases as of March 31, 2020 

  • 507 recovered in BC
  • 24 deaths in BC
  • Cases by region:
    • 348 in Fraser Health
    • 107 in Interior Health
    • 67 in Island Health
    • 15 in Northern Health
    • 476 in Vancouver Coastal Health
  • 43,229 tests completed.  
Map of COVID-19 confirmed cases by health authority, BC, January 1 - March 31, 2020 (N=1,013)


Epidemic curve, confirmed COVID-19 cases in BC by reported date January 1- March 30, 2020 (N=1002*)

*Cases reported on March 31, 2020 have been excluded given they only represent a fraction of the total cases reported on March 31 at the time the data are extracted.  (Click to enlarge).

How to interpret the epidemic curve: The graph shows the date COVID-19 illness in a BC resident was confirmed and reported by the laboratory. 

Situation reports

Read the daily report on cases in the province:

Next report: 5 p.m. March 31 

Canada

For the latest Canadian updates, visit the Public Health Agency of Canada website.

Global

For the latest global case counts, please visit the World Health Organization (WHO) Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

General COVID-19 information


 Public & patient

Health professionals

Non-medical information about COVID-19 is available 7:30am-8pm, 7 days a week at 1-888-COVID19 (1-888-268-4319).

Anyone concerned that they may have been exposed to, or are experiencing symptoms of the novel coronavirus, should contact their primary care provider, local public health office, or call 8-1-1.

The Public Health Agency of Canada has set up a dedicated telephone information line at: 1-833-784-4397.

BC Government statements

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