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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

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.

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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.

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