The BC Ministry of Health reported 2,491 new cases of COVID-19 for three-day period on Monday, April 26th.
There have been 126,249 cases since the pandemic began.
Breakdown by Day:
Friday to Saturday: 881
Saturday to Sunday: 847
Sunday to Monday:763
New cases were reported in these health regions:
Vancouver Coastal Health: 466
Fraser Health: 632
Island Health: 82
Interior Health: 206
Northern Health: 104
Residents outside Canada: 1
There are currently 8,199 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.
12,340 people are under public health monitoring and a further 116,241 people who tested positive have recovered.
There are now a total of 484 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 158 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.
17 new people have died from COVID-related causes making the provincial death toll 1,571.
There is one new health-care outbreak at Orchid Haven in Interior Health region.
There are currently 8 outbreaks in long-term care and assisted-living facilities and 7 outbreaks in acute-care facilities.
More COVID-19 coverage from Victoria Buzz, including local exposures and outbreaks.
Island Health reported 83 new cases and 265 active cases on the island today.
Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:
- South Vancouver Island – Active cases: 172 (-18) │Total Cases: 1, 672 (+48)
- Central Vancouver Island –Active cases: 71 (-8) │Total Cases: 2,236 (+26)
- North Vancouver Island – Active cases: 22 (-10) │ Total Cases: 609 (+9)
27 people remain in hospital with 4 in ICU.
There was one new death in the Island Health region.
35 people have died since the pandemic began.
Vaccinations and Variants
To date, 1,635,372 (+93,306) doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC, 89,035 of which are second doses.
Variants of concern were not updated.
Some links include:
- Details on the latest provincial restrictions
- BCCDC information on how to get tested
- Support for mental health and wellbeing
At the time of this publication,148,445,182 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 3,132,311 have died, and 126,062,747 have recovered.