Dr. Bonnie Henry (Colin Smith Takes Pics)

The BC Ministry of Health reported 785 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, September 1st. 

There have been 166,853 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 110
  • Fraser Health: 246
  • Island Health: 69
  • Interior Health: 266
  • Northern Health: 94

There are currently 5,873 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

158,900v people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 199 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 112 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

There were two new reports of deaths from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll at 1,818. 

Island Health:

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 203 │Total Cases: 2,616
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 162 │ Total Cases: 2,995
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 64 │Total Cases: 883

15 people remain in hospital with 12 in ICU.

There has been one new death in the Island Health region today, and a total of 48 deaths on Vancouver Island.


85.0% of eligible people 12 and older in BC have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 77.6%  have received their second dose.

To date, 3,676,744 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 3,355,134 of which are second doses.

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At the time of this publication, 219,211,006 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 4,543,394 have died, and 195,984,821 have recovered.

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