(Dr. Bonnie Henry/Colin Smith)

The BC Ministry of Health reported 33 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, July 13th.

There have been 148,187 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 5
  • Fraser Health: 10
  • Island Health: 3
  • Interior Health: 13
  • Northern Health: 1
  • Resident outside Canada: 1

There are currently 639 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

145,775 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.

There were no reports of deaths from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll 1,760.


There are currently 3 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 3 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 23 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 11 (+1)│Total Cases: 1986
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 8 (+0) │ 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.


79.1% of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 46.0% have received their second dose.

In addition, 80.2% of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 49.1%  have received their second dose.

To date, 5,805,541 (+63,850) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 2,125,179 (+56,729) of which are second doses.

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At the time of this publication, 188,407,217 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 4,059,295 have died, and 172,198,599 have recovered.

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