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The BC Ministry of Health reported 338 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, November 16th.

There have been 213,358 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 40
  • Fraser Health: 160
  • Island Health: 42
  • Interior Health: 39
  • Northern Health: 57
  • Resident outside Canada: 0

There are currently 3,568 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

207,275 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 376 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 107 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

1 new person has died from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll 2,274.


There has been one new health-care facility outbreak at Ridge Meadows Hospital (Fraser Health).

The outbreak at Swedish Assisted Living Residence (Fraser Health) has 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 ‌42 ‌new‌ ‌cases‌ ‌of‌ ‌COVID-19‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌Vancouver‌ ‌Island‌ ‌region‌ ‌and‌ 513 active‌ ‌cases.‌ 
Breakdown‌ ‌of‌ ‌cases‌ ‌on‌ ‌Vancouver‌ ‌Island:‌ 
● South‌ ‌Vancouver‌ ‌Island‌ ‌‌Active‌ ‌cases:‌ ‌89│Total‌ ‌Cases:‌ ‌4,682 
● Central‌ ‌Vancouver‌ ‌Island‌‌ ‌Active‌ ‌cases:‌ ‌237│‌ ‌Total‌ ‌Cases:‌ ‌5,570 
● North‌ ‌Vancouver‌ ‌Island‌ ‌‌Active‌ ‌cases:‌ ‌104 │Total‌ ‌Cases:‌ ‌1,552‌
58 people‌ ‌remain‌ ‌in‌ ‌hospital‌ ‌with‌ ‌13 ‌in‌ ‌ICU.‌  
There‌ ‌were‌ ‌no ‌new‌ ‌deaths‌ ‌reported‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌Island‌ ‌Health‌ ‌region‌ ‌today.‌ There have been 115 deaths in the region since the pandemic began.


As of Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, 90.7% of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 86.8% received their second dose.

In addition, 91.1% of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 87.4% received their second dose.

To date, 8,452,904 (+11,859) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 4,023,930 (+2,475) of which are second doses.

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