The BC Ministry of Health reported 497 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, November 19th.
There have been 214,636 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
New cases were reported in these health regions:
- Vancouver Coastal Health: 64
- Fraser Health: 138
- Island Health: 71
- Interior Health: 146
- Northern Health: 78
- Resident outside Canada: 0
There are currently 3,420 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.
208,702 people who tested positive have recovered.
There are now a total of 358 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 109 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 2,293.
There has been one new health-care facility outbreak at Laurier Manor (Northern Health).
The outbreak at Rosemary Heights Seniors Village (Fraser Health) has been declared over.
There are a total of 21 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 reported 71 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 373 active cases.
Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:
- South Vancouver Island Active cases: 71 │Total Cases: 4703
- Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 224 │ Total Cases: 5678
- North Vancouver Island Active cases: 78 │Total Cases: 1587
52 people remain in hospital with 13 in ICU.
There were no new deaths reported in the Island Health region today, and a total of 117 deaths on Vancouver Island.
As of Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, 90.8% of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 87.0% have received their second dose.
In addition, 91.2% of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 87.6% have received their second dose.
To date, 8,509,185 (+20,339) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 4,034,962 (+4,111) of which are second doses.
Some links include:
- Details on the latest provincial restrictions
- BCCDC information on how to get tested
- Support for mental health and wellbeing
You can view the worldwide stats here.