(Dr. Bonnie Henry/Photo by Colin Smith Takes Pics)

The BC Ministry of Health reported 430 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, November 3rd.

There have been 207,120 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

* 202 new cases in Fraser Health

* 56 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health

* 88 new cases in Interior Health

* 37 new cases in Northern Health

* 47 new cases in Island Health

* Total active cases: 632

There are currently 4,373 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

200,220  people who tested positive have recovered.

Of the active cases, 137 individuals are currently in intensive care.

Due to a data error, the number of people in hospital was included in today’s report and will be provided tomorrow. There are now a total 137 people in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

There were 6 new COVID-related deaths, making the provincial death toll at 2,192. One of those new deaths were in the Island Health region.

Data by Vaccination Status: 

From October 26th to November 1st, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 64.5% of cases and from October 19th to November 1st they accounted for 72.4% of hospitalizations.


There has been one new health-care facility outbreak at Hallmark on the Park in the Fraser Heath region). There are a total of 40 active outbreaks, including two in the Island Health region at Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence and Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.

Island Health:

Island Health reported 47 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 632 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 123 │Total Cases: 4,484
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 339 │ Total Cases: 5,087
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 62 │Total Cases: 1,334

There was 1 new death reported in the Island Health region today, and a total of 92 deaths on Vancouver Island.



90.1% (4,174,139) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 85.5% (3,963,038) received their second dose.

In addition, 90.5% (3,913,478) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 86.1% (3,723,644) received their second dose.


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