Bonnie Henry Jan 25 2021
(Government of BC)

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:

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.

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