Dr Bonnie Henry Colin Smith Takes Pics 2021
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The BC Ministry of Health reported 1,270 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on  Monday, November 15th.

There have been 213,020 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

Day-to-Day Breakdown:

  • Friday-Saturday: 502
  • Saturday-Sunday: 387
  • Sunday-Monday: 381

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 121
  • Fraser Health: 417
  • Island Health: 183
  • Interior Health: 275
  • Northern Health: 274
  • Resident outside Canada: 0

There are currently 3,837 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

206,665 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 376 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 116 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

16 new people have died from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll 2,273.


There have been no new health-care facility outbreaks.

The outbreaks at Mission Memorial Hospital and Cherington Place (Fraser Health) have been declared over.

There are a total of 23 ongoing health care outbreaks in the province.

There are currently 2 health care outbreaks in the Island Health region: Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence and Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.

Island Health:

Island Health reported 183 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 468 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 94 │Total Cases: 4671
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 258 │ Total Cases: 5558
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 116 │Total Cases: 1547

There were 8 new deaths reported in the Island Health region today, and a total of 115 deaths on Vancouver Island.


As of Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, 90.7% of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 86.8% have received their second dose.

In addition, 91.1% of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 87.3%  have received their second dose.

To date, 8,441,045 (+17,561) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 4,021,455 (+10,753) of which are second doses.

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You can view the worldwide statistics here.

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