Dr. Bonnie Henry
(Dr. Bonnie Henry/Province of British Columbia, Flickr)

The BC Ministry of Health reported 254 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, March 8th.

There have been 351,141 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 0
  • Fraser Health: 0
  • Island Health: 69
  • Interior Health: 131
  • Northern Health: 54
  • Resident outside Canada: 0

There are now a total of 419 people in hospital with COVID-19, 63 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

1 new person has died from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll 2,915.


This section will be updated soon.


As of Tuesday, March 8th:

  • 11,382,631 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC.

You can view the worldwide stats here.

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