The BC Ministry of Health reported 1,129 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on Monday, December 13th, with over 300 of those cases being reported in the Island Health region.
There have been 223,142 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
On Monday, Island Health and UVic released a joint statement on the cluster of cases associated with people who attended off-campus events.
As of December 13th, there are a total of 124 cases associated with this cluster with at least four of those cases being the Omicron variant of concern, with more cases expected.
- Friday-Saturday: 415
- Saturday-Sunday: 365
- Sunday-Monday: 349
New cases were reported in these health regions:
- Vancouver Coastal Health: 565
- Fraser Health: 342
- Island Health: 307
- Interior Health: 200
- Northern Health: 78
- Resident outside Canada: 0
There are currently 2,949 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.
217,705 people who tested positive have recovered.
There are now a total of 185 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 72 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.
5 new people have died from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll at 2,386.
Island Health reported 307 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 683 active cases.
Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:
- South Vancouver Island Active cases: 268 │Total Cases: 5208
- Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 197 │ Total Cases: 6368
- North Vancouver Island Active cases: 218 │Total Cases: 2200
33 people remain in hospital with 12 in ICU.
There was 1 new death reported in the Island Health region today, and a total of 132 deaths on Vancouver Island.
As of today, 86.5% (4,310,875) of eligible people five and older in BC have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 82.3% (4,102,917) have received their second dose.
In addition, 91.5% (4,241,514) of eligible people 12 and older in BC have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 88.5% (4,102,880) received their second dose and 13% (589,595) have received a third dose.
Also, 91.9% (3,974,421) of all eligible adults in BC have received their first dose, 89% (3,850,076) received their second dose and 14% (588,870) have received a third dose.