The BC Ministry of Health reported 156 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period from Friday, July 16th to Monday July 19th.

There have been 148,487 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

Day-to-Day Breakdown:

  • Friday-Saturday: 56
  • Saturday-Sunday: 60
  • Sunday-Monday: 40

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 27
  • Fraser Health: 63
  • Island Health: 4
  • Interior Health: 58
  • Northern Health: 3
  • Resident outside Canada: 1

There are currently 653 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

146,062 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 49 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 12 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

2 new people have died from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll at 1,763. 


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

Island Health:

This section will be updated with Island Health updates at 4 p.m. 


79.9% of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 53.2% have received their second dose.

In addition, 80.9% of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 56.6% have received their second dose.

To date, 6,173,328  (+168,816) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 2,464,201 (+153,313) of which are second doses.

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At the time of this publication, 191,589,322 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 4,110,315 have died, and 174,431,502 have recovered.

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