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The BC Ministry of Health reported 76 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, July 20th.

There have been 148,563 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 9
  • Fraser Health: 27
  • Island Health: 3
  • Interior Health: 37
  • Northern Health: 0
  • Resident outside Canada: 0

There are currently 692 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

146,099 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 50 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 12 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 1,763.


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

Island Health:

Island Health reported 3 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 16 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 10 │Total Cases: 1997
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 3 │ Total Cases: 2493
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 3 │Total Cases: 709

3 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.


80.0% of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 54.4% have received their second dose.

In addition, 81.0% of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 57.8% have received their second dose.

To date, 6,233,656 (+60,328) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 2,519,686 (+55,485) of which are second doses.

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At the time of this publication, 192,082,812 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 4,117,578 have died, and 174,796,582 have recovered.

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