One new COVID-19 case in northern B.C., total now 24

Dr. Bonnie Henry reported one new case of COVID-19 in northern B.C. Thursday, bringing the region's lab-confirmed total to 24.

Provincially there were 34 new test positives reported April 9, which brings B.C.'s total to 1,370. There were two new deaths reported, bringing the total to 50. Across B.C., 858 people have recovered.

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There are 132 patients hospitalized (-3), and 68 are critical or intensive care (+7), including five now hospitalized in northern B.C.

There are 626 cases in the Vancouver-Coastal region (+11), 508 in the Fraser health region (+21), as well as 130 in the Interior (no change), and 82 on Vancouver Island (+1).

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