(Dr. Bonnie Henry/Photo by Colin Smith Takes Pics)

The BC Ministry of Health reported 46 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, July 6th. 

There have been 147,797 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 13
  • Fraser Health: 15
  • Island Health: 3
  • Interior Health: 13
  • Northern Health: 2

There are currently 602 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

145,420 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 87 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 at 1,759.


There is currently 1 outbreak in long-term care and assisted-living facilities and 3 outbreaks in acute-care facilities.

Island Health:

Island Health reported 3 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 13 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 3 (+1)│Total Cases: 1975
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 10 (+3) │ Total Cases: 2487
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 0 (-0) │Total Cases: 703

6 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.


78.1% of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 37% received their second dose.

To date, 5,340,256 (+51,612) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 1,714,394 (+46,126) of which are second doses.

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At the time of this publication, 185,203,052 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 4,005,120 have died, and 169,501,880 have recovered.

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