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The BC Ministry of Health reported 375 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, December 1st.

There have been 218,801 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 70
  • Fraser Health: 98
  • Island Health: 76
  • Interior Health: 69
  • Northern Health: 62
  • Resident outside Canada: 0

There are currently 2,936 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

213,394 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 301 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 98 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

7 new people have died from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll at 2,340.


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

There are a total of 5 ongoing health care outbreaks in the province.

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

Island Health:

Island Health reported 76 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 491 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 115 │Total Cases: 4879
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 213 │ Total Cases: 6017
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 163 │Total Cases: 1808

49 people remain in hospital with 15 in ICU. 

There were 3 new deaths reported in the Island Health region today, and a total of 122 deaths on Vancouver Island.


As of Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, 84.8% of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 81.7% have received their second dose.

In addition, 91.2% of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 87.9% received their second dose, and 9% have received a third dose.

To date, 8,709,802 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC.

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