B.C. COVID-19 response update

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The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.


  • Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 1,517
  • New cases since April 13, 2020: 27
  • Hospitalized cases: 134
  • Intensive care: 58
  • COVID-19 related deaths: 72
  • Recovered: 942
  • Long-term care and assisted-living homes currently affected: 21

Confirmed cases by region:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 658
  • Fraser Health: 601
  • Island Health: 89
  • Interior Health: 141
  • Northern Health: 28

New provincial advice and measures:

New federal measures:

Media availability schedule:

Upcoming scheduled media availabilities with Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer:
Wednesday, April 15 – 3 p.m., Victoria
Thursday, April 16 – statement only (no media availability)
Friday, April 17 – 9:15 a.m. technical briefing on modelling; 11 a.m. media availability; 3 p.m. statement issued
Saturday, April 18 – noon, Victoria



  • 56,142 individuals have been tested as of April 11, 2020.
  • If symptoms appear, check your symptoms online: https://covid19.thrive.health
    • 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, visit:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BCProvincialGovernment/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ProvinceofBC
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BCGovNews

For the latest medical updates, including case counts, prevention, risks and testing, visit: http://www.bccdc.ca/
Or follow @CDCofBC on Twitter.

For the provincial health officer’s orders, notices and guidance, visit: www.gov.bc.ca/phoguidance

For non-health related information, including financial, child care and education supports, travel, transportation and essential service information, visit: www.gov.bc.ca/Covid-19
Or call 1 888 COVID19 (1 888 268-4319) between 7:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. Pacific time, 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:

Worker and employer information:

For workers and employers who need help understanding the law and their rights, have workplace heath and safety questions or who need help with claims, call:
Employment Standards Branch: 1 833 236-3700
For health and safety assistance: 1 888 621-7233 (1 888 621-SAFE)
For workers and claims: 1 888 967-5377 (1 888 WORKERS)