The BC Ministry of Health reported 515 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, May 11th for a total of 136,623 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
New cases were reported in these health regions:
Vancouver Coastal Health: 116
Fraser Health: 300
Island Health: 20
Interior Health: 65
Northern Health: 12
Residents outside Canada: 2
There are currently 6,020 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.
128,149 people who tested positive have recovered.
There are now a total of 426 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 1,624.
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.
Island Health reported 20 new cases on the island today. The Island Health dashboard has updated to a new layout and there appear to be discrepancies with today’s numbers. We have reached out to Island Health for clarifications and will update accordingly.
Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:
- South Vancouver Island Active cases: 108 Total Cases: 1,849 (+13)
- Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 88 Total Cases: 2,364 (+9)
- North Vancouver Island Active cases: 34 Total Cases: 655 (+8)
18 people remain in hospital with 4 in ICU.
There were no new deaths in the Island Health region.
39 people have died since the pandemic began.
To date, 2,219,856 (+60,753) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC, 110,516 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, 160,299,564 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 3,330,113 have died, and 138,040,518 have recovered.