The BC Ministry of Health reported 2,550 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on  Monday, December 20th.

There have been 228,335 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

Day-to-Day Breakdown:

  • Friday-Saturday: 911
  • Saturday-Sunday: 832
  • Sunday-Monday: 807

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 909
  • Fraser Health: 877
  • Island Health: 415
  • Interior Health: 268
  • Northern Health: 81
  • Resident outside Canada: 0

There are currently 5,435 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

220,348 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 185 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 77 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 2,402. 

Outbreaks

There have been no new health-care facility outbreaks in the province.

There is 1 ongoing health care outbreak in the province.

There are currently no health care outbreaks in the Island Health region.

Island Health:

Island Health reported 415 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 829 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 448 │Total Cases: 5663
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 198 │ Total Cases: 6559
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 183│Total Cases: 2394

37 people remain in hospital with 14 in ICU. 

There was 1 new death reported in the Island Health region today, and a total of 136 deaths on Vancouver Island.

Vaccinations

As of Monday, December 20th:

  • 9,165,398 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC
  • 87.3% (4,352,063) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 82.6% (4,118,432) have received their second dose.
  • 91.7% (4,250,903) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 88.8% (4,118,375) have received their second dose and 16% (727,761) have received a third dose.
  • 92.1% (3,982,962) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose, 89.3% (3,863,965) received their second dose and 17% (726,994) have received a third dose.

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You can view the worldwide statistics here.

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