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

The BC Ministry of Health reported 87 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, June 23rd

There have been 147,271 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 13
  • Fraser Health: 30
  • Island Health: 3
  • Interior Health: 41
  • Northern Health: 0

There are currently 1,119 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

144,383 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 109 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 41 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

1 new person has died from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll at 1,744.


There are currently 4 outbreaks in long-term care and assisted-living facilities and 1 outbreaks in acute-care facilities.

BC Health Officials reported 2 new health-care outbreaks at Minoru Residence and Hollyburn House in the Vancouver Coastal Health region.

Island Health:

Island Health reported 3 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 25 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 10 (-5)│Total Cases: 1,968
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 14 (+2) │ Total Cases: 2,475
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 1 (-0) │Total Cases: 703

3 people remain in hospital with 2 in ICU.

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


77.2% of all adults in B.C. and 75.8% of those 12 and older have now received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

24.3% of all adults in B.C. and 22.7% of those 12 and older have received their second dose.

To date, 4,570,153 (+58,230) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 1,051,910 (+50,818) of which are second doses.

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At the time of this publication, 180,272,776 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 3,904,895 have died, and 165,013,321 have recovered.

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