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The BC Ministry of Health reported 112 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, July 23rd.

There have been 148,842 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 15
  • Fraser Health: 30
  • Island Health: 5
  • Interior Health: 59
  • Northern Health: 3

There are currently 603 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

146,463 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 46 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 17 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

4 new people have died from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll at 1,767.


There is currently 1 outbreak in long-term care (Holyrood Manor in Fraser Health) and assisted-living facilities and 1 outbreak in acute-care facilities (Laurel Place at Surrey Memorial Hospital in Fraser Health).

Island Health:

Island Health reported 5 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 22 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 15 │Total Cases: 2006
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 4 │ Total Cases: 2496
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 2 │Total Cases: 709

2 people remain in hospital with 0 in ICU. 

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


80.3% of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 58.1% have received their second dose.

In addition, 81.3% of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 61.4% have received their second dose.

To date, 6,422,503 (+60,876) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 2,692,024 (+55,647) of which are second doses.

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At the time of this publication, 193,771,378 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 4,156,792 have died, and 175,960,325 have recovered.

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