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Province of British Columbia
For Immediate Release
April 3, 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 Friday, April 3, 2020.


  • Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 1,174
  • New cases since April 2, 2020: 53
  • Hospitalized cases: 146
  • Intensive care: 64
  • COVID-19 related deaths: 35
  • Recovered: 673

Confirmed cases by region:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 541
  • Fraser Health: 412
  • Island Health: 74
  • Interior Health: 126
  • Northern Health: 21

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:

Saturday, April 4, 2020 – noon, Victoria
Monday, April 6, 2020 – 1:30 p.m., Victoria



  • 45,966 individuals tested as of April 2, 2020
  • 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:
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on Youtube:
on Twitter:

For the latest medical updates, including case counts, prevention, risks and testing, visit:
Or follow @CDCofBC

For provincial health officer orders, notices and guidance, visit:

For non-health related information, including financial, child care and education supports, travel, transportation and essential service information, visit:
Or call 1 888 COVID19 (1 888 268-4319) between 7:30 a.m. and 8 p.m., seven days a week.

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

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

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