(Dr. Bonnie Henry, Minister Adrian Dix/Photo by Colin Smith Takes Pics)

The BC Ministry of Health reported 84 new cases of COVID-19 for a two-day period from Wednesday June 30th to Friday July 2nd.

There have been 147,705 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

Day-to-Day Breakdown:

  • Wednesday-Thursday: 49
  • Thursday to Friday: 35

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 21
  • Fraser Health: 36
  • Island Health: 0
  • Interior Health: 25
  • Northern Health: 2

There are currently 729 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

145,200 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 99 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 30 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

2 new people have died from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll at 1,756.


BC health officials have announced one new outbreak at Royal Inland Hospital in the Interior Health region.

There are currently 3 outbreaks in long-term care and assisted-living facilities and 3 outbreaks in acute-care facilities.

Island Health:

Island Health reported 0 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 10 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 2 (-2)│Total Cases: 1974
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 8 (-4) │ Total Cases: 2483
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 0 (-0) │Total Cases: 702

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.


78.7% of all adults in B.C. and 77.5% of those 12 and older have now received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

In addition, 35.2% of all adults in B.C. and 32.9% of those 12 and older have received their second dose.

To date, 5,124,693 (+121,777) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 1,526,711 (+105,205) of which are second doses.

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At the time of this publication, 183,694,307 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 3,975,832 have died, and 168,138,633 have recovered.

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