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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.


There are currently 6 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 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


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.

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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.

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