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The BC Ministry of Health reported 41 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, July 14th.

There have been 148,228 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 10

  • Fraser Health: 11

  • Island Health: 1

  • Interior Health: 16

  • Northern Health: 2

  • Resident outside Canada: 1

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

145,817 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 65 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 11 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 at 1,760.

Outbreaks

There is currently one outbreak in acute care: Laurel Place at Surrey Memorial Hospital in Fraser Health. 

Island Health:

Island Health reported 1 new case of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 23 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 11 (+0)│Total Cases: 1986
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 9 (+1) │ Total Cases: 2492
  • 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.

Vaccinations

79.3% of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 47.3% received their second dose.

In addition, 80.3% of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 50.5% have received their second dose.

To date, 5,872,611 (+67,070) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 2,191,315 (+66,136) of which are second doses.

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At the time of this publication, 188,984,213 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 4,070,489 have died, and 172,617,495 have recovered.

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