(Dr. Bonnie Henry/Photo by Colin Smith Takes Pics)

The BC Ministry of Health reported 1,168 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday April 14th.

There have been 114,870 cases since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

Vancouver Coastal Health: 341
Fraser Health: 632
Island Health: 64
Interior Health: 105
Northern Health: 26

Active cases in BC have increased from 9,756 to 9,821.

16,304 people are under public health monitoring and 103,360 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 397 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 120 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 1,521.

Outbreaks

There have been no new outbreaks.

Outbreaks and other exposure events can be linked to from the BC Centre for Disease Control website.


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Island Health

Island Health reported 50 new cases of COVID-19 today.

There are 470 of active cases on the island.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island –  Active cases: 253 (+3) │Total Cases: 1, 433 (+22)
  • Central Vancouver Island –Active cases: 190 (-10) │Total Cases: 2,128 (+18)
  • North Vancouver Island – Active cases: 37 (+10)│ Total Cases: 564 (+10)

19 people remain in hospital with 6 in ICU.

There were no new deaths in the Island Health region.

33 people have died since the pandemic began.

Vaccinations and Variants

To date, 1,190,832 (+41,839) doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in B.C, 87,820 of which are second doses.

BC has not updated their variants of concern today.

As of yesterday, there have been a total number of 5,221 confirmed variant cases, 258 cases are active and the remaining people recovered.

Of that total, 3,627 cases were of the UK variant, 65 cases were of the South Africa variant, and 1,529 cases of the Brazil variant.

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At the time of this publication, 138,744,095 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 2,983,138 have died, and 111,450,731 have recovered.

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