The B.C. Ministry of Health has reported 2,364 new cases of novel coronavirus in the province since Friday, bringing the total number of cases to 33,238.
Between Friday and Saturday, there were 750 new cases; 731 more cases were reported between Saturday and Sunday; and 596 more COVID-19 cases were added between Sunday and Monday.
The total number of cases reported today also includes 277 historical cases from Fraser Health region that went unreported between November 18 and 26.
In total, 8,853 of the cases are in the Vancouver Coastal Region, 21,070 in Fraser Health, 629 in Vancouver Island Health region, 1,750 in Interior Health, 845 in Northern Health region, and 96 people whose residence is outside of Canada.
The number of active cases has increased by 383 to 8,855 in B.C.
There are now a total of 316 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 75 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.
A record-breaking 46 additional COVID-related deaths were reported over the past three days, and the death toll is now at 441.
10,139 people are currently in isolation being monitored by public health for symptoms of COVID-19.
A total of 23,111 people have recovered from novel coronavirus.
Five new outbreaks were reported in health care facilities across BC over the weekend, including one in Saanich, while two outbreaks were declared over.
There are a total of 57 long-term care or assisted-living facilities and 5 acute-care facilities that have active, ongoing outbreaks.
One new community outbreak was reported at Newton Elementary School in Fraser Health region, which has been closed for the next two weeks and students and staff are self isolating.
There remain a number of ongoing COVID-19 exposure sites. B.C. residents are urged to check the BC CDC website for all public alerts about possible exposures to the virus.
Those who may have been exposed are asked to monitor their symptoms, reduce the number of contacts they have, and call 811 to get tested for the virus if they do develop symptoms.
Island Health region
58 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the Island Health region since Friday
There have been a total of 629 cases of COVID-19 in the region, six of whom have died. Six people in the region are currently in hospital and two are in ICU after contracting the virus.
Island Health reports that as of Monday, November 30, there are 236 active cases in the region.
- South Vancouver Island Active cases: 58 (+13) Total Cases: 200 (+17)
- Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 141 (+29) Total Cases: 286 (+30)
- North Vancouver Island Active cases: 37 (+11) Total Cases: 143 (+11)
The COVID-19 case curve in the Vancouver Island health region as of November 30 is represented below:
As of Friday, there had been a total of 1,116,642 novel coronavirus tests conducted across B.C., 125,742 of which were done in the Island Health region.
The BCCDC has set up a 2019 novel coronavirus telephone information line at 1-833-784-4397 for those who have further questions about this disease.
Anyone concerned that they may have been exposed to, or are experiencing symptoms of the novel coronavirus, should contact their primary care provider, local public health office, or call 8-1-1.
The Province has also created the 1-888-COVID-19 line to connect British Columbians needing non-medical information about the pandemic.
As of the time of publication, the total number of COVID-19 patients worldwide has risen to 63,520,857.
Over 1,472,590 people have died from the illness and 43,914,879 have recovered.