Six more people have died from coronavirus in BC

Apr 2 2020, 3:12 pm

BC health officials have announced six more people in the province have died from COVID-19.

During a press conference on Thursday afternoon, BC Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry also announced 55 new test-positive cases, bringing the number of provincial cases to 1,121. A total of 31 people in BC have now died from coronavirus.

Broken down by health region, Henry said there are 525 known cases in Vancouver Coastal Health, 386 in Fraser Health, 72 on Vancouver Island, 121 in Interior Health, and 17 in Northern Health.

Of the total cases, 149 are hospitalized and 68 are in critical care. A total of 641 people have fully recovered.

More to come…