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BC health officials report 2,542 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, January 4th


The BC Ministry of Health reported 2,542 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, January 4th.

There have been 266,710 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 329
  • Fraser Health: 1,458
  • Island Health: 360
  • Interior Health: 270
  • Northern Health: 125
  • Resident outside Canada: 0

There are currently 27,106 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

236,309 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 298 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 86 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 2,427.


There have been nine new health-care facility outbreaks in BC. In total, there are 24 active cases with two of those in the Island Health region at Victoria General Hospital and Amica Douglas House. 


As of Tuesday, January 4th:

  • 9,460,862 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC.

You can view the worldwide stats here.

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