The BC Ministry of Health reported 740 new cases of COVID-19 for Friday, April 30th, and 129,482 cases since the pandemic began.
New cases were reported in these health regions:
Vancouver Coastal Health: 163
Fraser Health: 431
Island Health: 32
Interior Health: 92
Northern Health: 22
There are currently 7,886 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.
11,727 people are under public health monitoring and a further 119,785 people who tested positive have recovered.
There are now a total of 511 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 174 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.
Four new people have died from COVID-related causes making the provincial death toll at 1,581.
There are no new healthcare outbreaks.
There are currently 8 outbreaks in long-term care and assisted-living facilities and 7 outbreaks in acute-care facilities.
More COVID-19 coverage from Victoria Buzz, including local exposures and outbreaks.
Island Health reported 31 new cases and 253 active cases on the island today.
Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:
- South Vancouver Island Active cases:140 (-16) Total Cases: 1,736 (+10)
- Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 93 (+13) Total Cases: 2,284 (+17)
- North Vancouver Island Active cases: 23 (+2) Total Cases: 619 (+4)
21 people remain in hospital with 6 in ICU.
There was one new death in the Island Health region.
37 people have died since the pandemic began.
To date, 1,786,722 (+37,347) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC, 90,642 of which are second doses.
Some links include:
- Details on the latest provincial restrictions
- BCCDC information on how to get tested
- Support for mental health and wellbeing
At the time of this publication, 151,941,977 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 3,191,669 have died, and 129,182,187 have recovered.