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

The BC Ministry of Health reported 184 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, June 1st.

There have been 144,473 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

Vancouver Coastal Health: 48
Fraser Health: 113
Island Health: 1
Interior Health: 19
Northern Health: 2
Resident outside Canada: 1

There are currently 2,800 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

139,562 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 254 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 80 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

There were no reports of deaths from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll at 1,703.

Outbreaks

There are currently 6 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 59 active cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 27 (-1)│Total Cases: 1,903
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 25 (-4) │ Total Cases: 2,442
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 7 (0)│Total Cases: 689

7 people remain in hospital with 1 in ICU.

There have been no new deaths in the Island Health region.

41 people have died since the pandemic began

Vaccinations

70.4% of all adults in B.C. and 67% of those 12 and older have now received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine

To date, 3,303,334 (+53,174) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 191,222 (+11,268) of which are second doses.

The BC government and NACI confirmed the safety of interchanging COVID-19 vaccines. Those who have received AstraZeneca may receive any of the mRNA vaccines (either Pfizer or Moderna), and mRNA vaccines may mix/match with each other.

Some links include:

At the time of this publication, 171,864,000 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 3,574,407 have died, and 154,351,338 have recovered.

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