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COVID-19 — What You Need to Know: April 16

April 16th 2020
Status Update as of April 16, 5:30 PM PST:
  • 14 new positive cases in the last 24 hours in B.C.
  • 1,575 total positive cases in B.C.
  • 120 people are currently in hospital, 56 are in ICU
  • 2 new deaths
  • 983 have fully recovered
  • One inmate from the Mission Institution has died, the first to die in a federal correctional institution

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Province of B.C.
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Coast Communications and COVID-19

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