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Province of British Columbia
For Immediate Release
April 1, 2020
COVID-19 Joint Information Centre
Emergency Management BC
Ministry of Health
B.C. COVID-19 response update

VICTORIA – The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving and the information below is current as of 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1, 2020.


  • Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 1,066
  • New cases since March 31, 2020: 53
  • Hospitalized cases: 142
  • Intensive care: 67
  • COVID-19 related deaths: 25
  • Recovered: 606

Confirmed cases by region:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 497
  • Fraser Health: 367
  • Island Health: 72
  • Interior Health: 114
  • Northern Health: 16

New Provincial advice and measures:

New travel/federal measures:

Media availability schedule:

Upcoming scheduled media availability with Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, will be held:

Thursday, April 2, 2020 – 3 p.m., Victoria
Friday, April 3, 2020 – 3 p.m., Victoria
Saturday, April 4, 2020 – 12 p.m., Victoria



  • 43,229 individuals tested as of March 31
  • If symptoms appear, check your symptoms online:
    • If needed, call your health-care provider or 811 for further guidance.

Learn More:

For the latest videos and livestreaming of COVID-19 media availabilities:
on Facebook:
on Youtube:
on Twitter:

For information and supports that are not health-related, call 1 888 COVID19 between 7:30 a.m. and 8 p.m., seven days a week, or visit:

For up-to-date non-medical information, including the latest travel restrictions and provincial and federal programs, visit:

For recommendations on protecting yourself and your community, including for employers and businesses, visit:

For common questions about COVID-19 and terminology, visit:

For the COVID-19 pandemic preparedness and planning materials, visit:

For more information and latest updates on the #COVID19 pandemic, follow the BCCDC on Twitter: @CDCofBC or visit:

For non-medical information relating to COVID-19:
Or call: 1 888 COVID-19
Joint Information Centre
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