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

The BC Ministry of Health reported 519 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, December 14th.

There have been 223,661 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 106
  • Fraser Health: 110
  • Island Health: 123
  • Interior Health: 145
  • Northern Health: 34
  • Resident outside Canada: 0

There are currently 3,171 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

218,001 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 191 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 81 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

There were no reports of deaths from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll 2,386.

Outbreaks

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

There are a total of 3 ongoing health care outbreaks in the province.

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

Island Health:

Island Health reported 123 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 717 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 295 │Total Cases: 5250
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 203 │ Total Cases: 6393
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 219 │Total Cases: 2224

37 people remain in hospital with 13 in ICU. 

There were no new deaths reported in the Island Health region today, and a total of 132 deaths on Vancouver Island.

Vaccinations

As of Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, 86.6% of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 82.4% have received their second dose.

In addition, 91.5% of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 88.6% received their second dose and 13% have received a third dose.

Also, 91.9% of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose, 89.1% received their second dose and 14% have received a third dose.

To date, 9,001,045 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 4,105,425 of which are second doses.

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