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The BC Ministry of Health reported 109 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, June 18th

There have been 146,902 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 13
  • Fraser Health: 65
  • Island Health: 0
  • Interior Health: 26
  • Northern Health: 5

There are currently 1,389 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

143,748 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 128 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 48 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

1 new person have died from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll at 1,740.


There are currently 4 outbreaks in long-term care and assisted-living facilities and 2 outbreaks in acute-care facilities.

Island Health:

Island Health reported 0 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 56 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 39 (-1)│Total Cases: 1965
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 11 (+4) │ Total Cases: 2465
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 6 (-2) │Total Cases: 704

3 people remain in hospital with 1 in ICU. 

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


76.7% of all adults in B.C. and 75.1% of those 12 and older have now received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine

To date, 4,296,151 (+64,280) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 823,371 (+55,363) of which are second doses.

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At the time of this publication, 178,392,346 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 3,861,880 have died, and 162,924,077 have recovered.

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