The BC Ministry of Health reported 87 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period from Friday, July 2nd to Monday, July 5th.

There have been 147,790 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

Day-to-Day Breakdown:

  • Friday-Saturday: 30
  • Saturday-Sunday: 37
  • Sunday-Monday: 20

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 5
  • Fraser Health: 33
  • Island Health: 1
  • Interior Health: 45
  • Northern Health: 1
  • Resident outside Canada: 2

There are currently 652 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

145,362 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 85 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 22 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

3 new people have died from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll at 1,759. 

Outbreaks

There are currently 5 outbreaks in long-term care, assisted-living facilities and acute-care facilities.

Island Health:

Island Health reported 1 new case of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 9 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island Active cases: 2 (-0)│Total Cases: 1974
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 7 (-1) │ Total Cases: 2484
  • North Vancouver Island Active cases: 0 (-0) │Total Cases: 703

5 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.

Vaccinations

78% of eligible people 12 and older have now received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 36% have received their second dose.

To date, 5,288,644 (+163,951) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 1,668,268 (+141,557) of which are second doses.

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At the time of this publication, 184,854,330 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 3,997,791 have died, and 169,143,233 have recovered.

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