Dr. Bonnie Henry
(Dr. Bonnie Henry/Province of British Columbia, Flickr)

The BC Ministry of Health reported 150 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, July 27th.

There have been 149,259 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 17
  • Fraser Health: 32
  • Island Health: 3
  • Interior Health: 95
  • Northern Health: 3

There are currently 783 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

146,700 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 44 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 22 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 1,768.

Outbreaks:

There are currently 2 outbreaks in long-term care (Holyrood Manor in Fraser Health and Nelson Jubilee Manor in Interior Health).

Island Health:

Island Health reported 3 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 33 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 24 │Total Cases: 2018
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 8 │ Total Cases: 2500
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 1 │Total Cases: 710

1 person remains 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.

Vaccinations

80.7% of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 62.3% have received their second dose.

In addition, 81.7% of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 65.3% have received their second dose.

To date, 6,637,241 (+52,977) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 2,887,730 (+47,536) of which are second doses.

See also: Unvaccinated Canadians make up almost 90% of newly reported COVID-19 cases across the country

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At the time of this publication, 195,736,460 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 4,189,241 have died, and 177,472,125 have recovered.

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