Four more people have died from coronavirus in BC

Apr 7 2020, 3:14 pm

Four more people have died from coronavirus in BC, and 25 new cases have been identified in the province, health officials said on Tuesday.

During a press conference, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said the total number of recorded cases in the province now sits at 1,291, and the total number of deaths now sits at 43.

Broken down by health region, Henry said there are 603 cases in Vancouver Coastal Health, 458 in Fraser Health, 79 on Vancouver Island, 128 in Interior Health, and 23 in Northern Health.

The number of long-term care homes in the province with a patient or member of staff who have tested positive remains at 21.

And out of the total number of cases, 138 people are in hospital, with 66 of those in intensive care; 805 people have fully recovered and are out of isolation.