The BC Ministry of Health reported 1,005 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, April 16th.
There have been 117,080 cases since the pandemic began.
New cases were reported in these health regions:
Vancouver Coastal Health: 259
Fraser Health: 536
Island Health: 49
Interior Health: 110
Northern Health: 51
Active cases in BC have increased from 10,052 to 10,081.
15,877 people are under public health monitoring and 105,291 people who tested positive have recovered.
There are now a total of 425 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 127 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.
Six new people have died from COVID-related causes making the provincial death toll 1,530.
There have been no new outbreaks reported.
There are currently 7 outbreaks in long-term care facilities and 5 outbreaks in acute-care facilities.
Outbreaks and other exposure events can be linked to from the BC Centre for Disease Control website.