The BC Ministry of Health reported 494 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, May 14th for a total of 138,304 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
New cases were reported in these health regions:
Vancouver Coastal Health: 140
Fraser Health: 288
Island Health: 8
Interior Health: 33
Northern Health: 25
There are currently 5,548 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.
130,953 people who tested positive have recovered.
There are now a total of 387 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 141 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.
2 new people have died from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll at 1,634.
There are no new outbreaks to report.
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.
16 people remain in hospital with 5 in ICU.
There were no new deaths in the Island Health region.
39 people have died since the pandemic began.
To date, 2,393,265(+57,752) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC, 124,880 of which are second doses.
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, 162,474,044 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 3,369,711 have died, and 140,343,352 have recovered.