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The BC Ministry of Health reported 1,079 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on Monday, August 9th.

There have been 152,918 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

Day-to-Day Breakdown:

  • Friday-Saturday: 422
  • Saturday-Sunday: 364
  • Sunday-Monday: 293

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 142
  • Fraser Health: 258
  • Island Health: 62
  • Interior Health: 587
  • Northern Health: 30
  • Resident outside Canada: 0

There are currently 3,036 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

148,066 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 68 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 20 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

5 new people have died from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll at 1,777. 


There are currently 7 outbreaks in long-term care: Holyrood Manor and Kin Village West Court in Fraser Health, Nelson Jubilee Manor, Kootenay Street Village, Cottonwoods Care Centre and Brookhaven Care Centre in Interior Health and Discovery Harbour in Island Health.

Island Health:

Island Health reported 23 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 173 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 88 │Total Cases: 2123
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 73 │ Total Cases: 2590
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 12 │Total Cases: 725

1 person remains 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.


82.0% of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 70.3% have received their second dose.

In addition, 82.9% of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 72.2% have received their second dose.

To date, 7,067,738 (+74,634) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 3,257,931 (+62,803) of which are second doses.

See also: Unvaccinated Canadians make up almost 90% of newly reported COVID-19 cases across the country

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At the time of this publication, 203,802,897 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 4,313,149 have died, and 183,133,899 have recovered.

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