Four more people have died from coronavirus in BC

Apr 3 2020, 3:17 pm

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

During a press conference on Friday afternoon, BC Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry also announced 53 new test-positive cases, bringing the number of provincial cases to 1,174. A total of 35 people in BC have now died from coronavirus.

Broken down by health region, Henry said there are 541 known cases in Vancouver Coastal Health, 412 in Fraser Health, 74 on Vancouver Island, 126 in Interior Health, and 21 in Northern Health.

Of the total cases, 146 are hospitalized with 64 in ICU. A total of 641 people have fully recovered.

Henry also announced an additional care home now dealing with COVID-19, bringing the total number of care homes and long-term care centres impacted in BC to 22.