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The BC Ministry of Health reported 267 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period from Friday, July 23rd to Monday, July 26th.

There have been 149,109 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

Day-to-Day Breakdown:

  • Friday-Saturday: 94
  • Saturday-Sunday: 79
  • Sunday-Monday: 94

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 41
  • Fraser Health: 48
  • Island Health: 18
  • Interior Health: 155
  • Northern Health: 5

There are currently 695 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

146,636 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 43 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 17 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

1 new person has died from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll at 1,768. 

Outbreaks

There is currently 1 outbreak in long-term care (Holyrood Manor in Fraser Health) and assisted-living facilities and 2 outbreaks in acute-care facilities (Laurel Place at Surrey Memorial Hospital in Fraser Health and Nelson Jubilee Manor in Interior Health).

Island Health:

Island Health reported 18 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 32 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 24 │Total Cases: 2017
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 6 │ Total Cases: 2498
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 2 │Total Cases: 710

1 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.

Vaccinations

80.6% of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 61.3% have received their second dose.

In addition, 81.6% of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 64.4% have received their second dose.

To date, 6,584,264 (+161,761) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 2,840,194 (+148,170) of which are second doses.

At the time of this publication, 195,174,207 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 4,180,126 have died, and 177,014,154 have recovered.

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