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

The BC Ministry of Health reported 56 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, June 22nd.

There have been 147,187 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 12
  • Fraser Health: 18
  • Island Health: 3
  • Interior Health: 15
  • Northern Health: 7
  • Resident outside Canada: 1

There are currently 1,150 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

144,263 people who tested positive have recovered. 

There are now a total of 111 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 41 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 1,743.


The outbreak at Heritage Manor in Northern Health is now over.

There are currently 2 outbreaks in long-term care and assisted-living facilities and 1 outbreaks in acute-care facilities.

Island Health:

Island Health reported 3 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 28 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 15 (-4)│Total Cases: 1968
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 12 (+4) │ Total Cases: 2473
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 1 (-1) │Total Cases: 703

4 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.


77.7% of all adults in B.C. and 76.2% of those 12 and older have now received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine

To date, 4,511,923 (+75,491) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 1,001,092 (+65,691) of which are second doses. 

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At the time of this publication, 179,718,299 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 3,891,902 have died, and 164,444,977 have recovered.

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