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

The BC Ministry of Health reported 1,759 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on Monday, May 10th.

There have been a total of 136,100 cases of COVID-19 reported in BC since the pandemic began.

Cases by day:

Friday-Saturday: 596
Saturday-Sunday: 605
Sunday-Monday: 558

New cases were reported in these health regions:

Vancouver Coastal Health: 325
Fraser Health: 1,201
Island Health: 50
Interior Health: 131
Northern Health: 52

There are currently 6,140 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

128,139 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 415 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 150 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

20 new people have died from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll at 1,622.

Outbreaks

There are currently 3 outbreaks in long-term care and assisted-living facilities and 2 outbreaks in acute-care facilities.


More COVID-19 coverage from Victoria Buzz, including local exposures and outbreaks.


Island Health

Island Health reported 16 new cases and 180 active cases on the island for a three-day period.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 85 (+1) Total Cases: 1,833 (+29)
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 59 (-16) Total Cases: 2,345(+15)
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 25 (+4) Total Cases: 647 (+10)

18 people remain in hospital with 6 in ICU.

There was one new death in the Island Health region.

39 people have died since the pandemic began.

Vaccinations

To date, 2,159,103 (+116,661) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC, 106,058 of which are second doses.

Some links include:

At the time of this publication, 159,526,730 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 3,315,340 have died, and 137,146,693 have recovered.

Subscribe to the Victoria Buzz newsletter to receive the latest news, events and more directly to your inbox. Every day.