The BC Ministry of Health reported 342 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, August 4th.
There have been 150,973 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
New cases were reported in these health regions:
- Vancouver Coastal Health: 57
- Fraser Health: 66
- Island Health: 32
- Interior Health: 171
- Northern Health: 13
- Resident outside Canada: 3
There are currently 1,764 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.
147,409 people who tested positive have recovered.
There are now a total of 55 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 23 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 at 1,772.
There are currently 5 outbreaks in long-term care (Holyrood Manor in Fraser Health, and Nelson Jubilee Manor, Kootenay Street Village, Cottonwoods Care Centre and Brookhaven Care Centre in Interior Health).
Island Health reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 89 active cases.
Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:
- South Vancouver Island Active cases: 45 Total Cases: 2067
- Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 39 Total Cases: 2542
- North Vancouver Island Active cases: 5Total Cases: 716
1 person remains in hospital with 0 in ICU.
There have been no new deaths in the Island Health region today, and a total of 41 deaths on Vancouver Island.
81.5% of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 67.9% have received their second dose.
In addition, 82.4% of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 70.1% have received their second dose.
To date, 6,931,815 (+29,495) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 3,146,669 (+25,358) of which are second doses.
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At the time of this publication, 200,746,365 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 4,266,176 have died, and 180,828,978 have recovered.