(Dr. Bonnie Henry, Minister Adrian Dix/BC Gov Flickr)

The BC Ministry of Health reported 29 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, June 29th

There have been 147,578 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 7
  • Fraser Health: 7
  • Island Health: 3
  • Interior Health: 10
  • Northern Health: 0
  • Resident outside Canada: 2

There are currently 876 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

144,931 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 110 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 34 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 1,754.

Outbreaks

There are currently 3 outbreaks in long-term care and assisted-living facilities and 2 outbreaks in acute-care facilities.

Island Health:

Island Health reported 3 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 16 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 3 (-2)│Total Cases: 1973
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 13 (-0) │ Total Cases: 2483
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 0 (-1) │Total Cases: 703

6 people remain in hospital with 4 in ICU.

There have been no new deaths in the Island Health region today, and a total of 41 deaths on Vancouver Island.

Vaccinations

78.3% of all adults in B.C. and 77% of those 12 and older have now received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

In addition, 31.6% of all adults in B.C. and 29.5% of those 12 and older have received their second dose.

To date, 4,941,795 (+55,086) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 1,368,464 (+48,270) of which are second doses.

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At the time of this publication, 182,477,006 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 3,951,380 have died, and 166,987,191 have recovered.

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