BC confirms 16 new coronavirus cases, one additional death

May 13 2020, 3:16 pm

BC has confirmed 16 new COVID-19 cases over the last 24-hour period.

During a press conference on Wednesday, Dr. Bonnie Henry said the latest cases bring the province’s total number of recorded cases to 2,376.

Broken down by health region, there have been 877 cases in Vancouver Coastal Health, 1,137 cases in Fraser Health, 125 in Island Health, 180 cases in Interior Health, and 57 cases in Northern Health.

An additional person has now died from the virus, bringing the provincial death toll total to 132.

A total of 1,895  people — or about 78% of those who have been infected — have recovered from their illness, as well.

There are also “no new community outbreaks,” Henry added.