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The BC Ministry of Health reported 123 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period from Friday, July 9th to Monday, July 12th.

There have been 148,154 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

Day-to-Day Breakdown:

  • Friday-Saturday: 46
  • Saturday-Sunday: 47
  • Sunday-Monday: 30

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 38
  • Fraser Health: 38
  • Island Health: 5
  • Interior Health: 42
  • Northern Health: 0

There are currently 658 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

145,722 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 66 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 14 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

In the past 72 hours, no new COVID-related deaths have been reported, making the provincial death toll 1,760. 


There are currently 3 active outbreaks in acute care facilities: Laurel Place at Surrey Memorial Hospital, Eagle Ridge Hospital (Fraser Health) and Royal Inland Hospital (Interior Health).

Island Health:

Island Health reported 5 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 21 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 10 (+3)│Total Cases: 1985
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 8 (-4) │ Total Cases: 2491
  • North Vancouver Island Active cases: 3 (+0) │Total Cases: 706

2 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.


79.9% of all eligible adults in B.C. and 78.7% of those 12 and older have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

In addition, 47.7% of all eligible adults in B.C. and 44.6% of those 12 and older have received their second dose.

To date, 5,741,691 (+175,708) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 2,068,450 (+152,531) of which are second doses.

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At the time of this publication, 187,911,881 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 4,053,054 have died, and 171,817,081 have recovered.

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