The BC Ministry of Health reported 54 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, July 15th.
There have been 148,282 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
New cases were reported in these health regions:
- Vancouver Coastal Health: 9
- Fraser Health: 19
- Island Health: 5
- Interior Health: 20
- Northern Health: 1
There are currently 650 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.
145,859 people who tested positive have recovered.
There are now a total of 63 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 12 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 1,761.
There is currently 1 outbreak in acute-care facilities: Laurel Place at Surrey Memorial Hospital (Fraser Health).
Island Health reported 5 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 28 active cases.
Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:
- South Vancouver Island Active cases: 15 (+4)│Total Cases: 1991
- Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 9 (+0) │ Total Cases: 2492
- North Vancouver Island Active cases: 4 (+1) │Total Cases: 707
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.
79.4% of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 48.6% have received their second dose.
In addition, 80.5% of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 51.9% have received their second dose.
To date, 5,942,064 (+69,507) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 2,253,818 (+62,503) of which are second doses.
Some links include:
- Details on the latest provincial restrictions
- BCCDC information on how to get tested
- Support for mental health and wellbeing
At the time of this publication, 189,620,737 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 4,080,985 have died, and 173,007,615 have recovered.