The BC Ministry of Health reported 78 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, July 21st.
There have been 148,641 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
New cases were reported in these health regions:
- Vancouver Coastal Health: 23
- Fraser Health: 21
- Island Health: 2
- Interior Health: 31
- Northern Health: 1
There are currently 729 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.
146,142 people people who tested positive have recovered.
There are now a total of 48 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 16 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 reported 2 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 14 active cases.
Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:
- South Vancouver Island Active cases: 10 │Total Cases: 1998
- Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 2 │ Total Cases: 2493
- North Vancouver Island Active cases: 2 │Total Cases: 709
1 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.
80.1% of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 55.6% have received their second dose.
In addition, 81.1% of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 59.0% have received their second dose.
To date, 6,297,149 (+63,493) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 2,577,909 (+58,223) 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, 192,532,315 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 4,137,587 have died, and 175,113,397 have recovered.