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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.


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

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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.


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.

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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.

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