COVID-19 in British Columbia

This is your source for all COVID-19 / coronavirus based news from official news sources within British Columbia.

COVID-19 in British Columbia

Confirmed Cases

Active

Recovered

Deaths

COVID-19 Cases by BC Health Region

Updated Daily

Island Health

Vancouver Health

Fraser Health

Interior Health

Northern Health

Help Front-line Health Care Workers in British Columbia: COVID19Therapy.ca

Tell them about our sister site COVID19Therapy.ca where Registered Counsellors and Psychotherapists in British Columbia are offering individual and personal support to front-line health care workers – free of charge – through 3 personal video or phone sessions.

Spread The Word! Our new sister site offers free counseling for front-line health care workers in British Columbia: COVID19Therapy.ca

The Latest Update from Dr. Bonnie Henry

(June 22) B.C.’s Provincial Health Officer’s Daily Update

Coping with COVID-19 Anxiety

Anxiety Canada discusses coping mechanisms during the pandemic.

The following data may not exactly match the above data due to varying sources and update frequency.

COVID-19 Cases in British Columbia Over Time

Suggested Resources for BC Residents

Important Phone Numbers

  • Call 811 if you have COVID-19 symptoms
  • Call 1-888-268-4319 for non-health related COVID-19 information

Official Resources

Mental Health Resources

  • Our sister site COVID19Therapy.ca where Registered Counsellors and Psychotherapists in British Columbia are offering individual and personal support to front-line health care workers – free of charge – through 3 personal video or phone sessions.
  • Licensed psychologist pro-bono mental health support (Canada-wide) for front-line service providers.
  • BounceBack BC: “a free skill-building program designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression, anxiety, stress or worry.”
  • Anxiety Canada: Learn about anxiety and how to cope with anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

BC University & College COVID-19 Resources

Other Provincially Informative Websites

Paths to COVID-19 Infection in B.C.

Source: BC Surveillance Summary. Jan1 – Apr 7, 2020 (N=1291)

BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool

“This self-assessment tool, developed with the BC Ministry of Health, will help determine whether you may need further assessment or testing for COVID-19. You can complete this assessment for yourself, or on behalf of someone else, if they are unable to.”

You can access the self-assessment tool on the web here.

OR, install the Support App and Self-Assessment Tool for your mobile device:

 

Install the COVID-19 App from Google Play Install the COVID-19 App from the App Store

BC Government Statements

The Latest COVID-19 News in British Columbia

British Columbia health officials have reported 87 new COVID-19 cases and one death since their last update on June 22. The total number of reported cases in British Columbia climbs to 147,271 while the death toll stands at 1,744. There are 1,119 currently active cases in the province, 109 people... Read more
Published: 4 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By CHEK News
Two new outbreaks in Metro Vancouver senior care facilities... Read more
Published: 5 hours ago
Source: VicNews
By Tom Fletcher
MONTREAL — A new survey has found that Canadians have flocked to their local parks during the COVID-19 pandemic, creating both challenges and opportunities for cities. The survey by charity organization Park People found that two-thirds of the 3,500 respondents it surveyed reported having spent more time in parks during... Read more
Published: 7 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By The Canadian Press
BC Ferries is offering discounts for over-height vehicles like RVs, campers and motorhomes on two of its major routes a week after the province lifted a regional non-essential travel ban. The discounted fare of $76.10, which includes a free reservation, will apply to some sailings on the Tsawwassen-Swartz Bay and... Read more
Published: 9 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By CHEK News
More information on the spread of COVID-19 is coming from B.C.'s top health officials Wednesday as daily case counts continue to fall.... Read more
Published: 11 hours ago
Source: CTV Vancouver
B.C. health officials announced 87 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, marking the fifth consecutive day the province's daily count has stayed below 100.... Read more
Published: 11 hours ago
Source: CTV Vancouver
Coach Bev Priestman named her 18-woman Tokyo Olympic soccer roster Wednesday with captain Christine Sinclair set to lead the eighth-ranked Canadians at her fourth Olympics. Canada won back-to-back bronze medals at the London and Rio Olympics under John Herdman, who is now in charge of the men’s program. Priestman, a... Read more
Published: 12 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By Graham Cox
At least 7.7 million Canadians — one in five people — have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine... Read more
Published: 12 hours ago
Source: VicNews
By The Canadian Press
Passengers on WestJet flight 3116 June 14 affected... Read more
Published: 13 hours ago
Source: VicNews
By Victoria News Staff
Clover Burgess opened telegrams from a time long gone-by Tuesday, alongside her excited brother and sister in Nanaimo. After finding boxes containing hundreds of photos, she also found a diary detailing the life of her grandfather Thomas Bryson Hampton from 1918, the start of the Spanish flu. “To find out... Read more
Published: 1 day ago
Source: CHEK News
By Skye Ryan
British Columbia’s restrictions on recreational travel may have been lifted, but the provincial state of emergency remains firmly in place for another two weeks. On Tuesday, the B.C. government announced that it has formally extended the provincial state of emergency until July 6, allowing government and health management officials to... Read more
Published: 1 day ago
Source: CHEK News
By CHEK News
It’s a record sale in Greater Victoria’s luxury home market. The new owners of a 67-acre property in Metchosin just paid $12 million, the highest price ever paid through the Victoria Real Estate Board’s Multiple Listing Service. Not only does the property feature a 10,000-square-foot home — a stream runds... Read more
Published: 1 day ago
Source: CHEK News
By Mary Griffin
From 6,000 to 4,000: Henry Dix says fewer people are choosing AstraZeneca for their 2nd vaccine dose... Read more
Published: 1 day ago
Source: VicNews
By Sarah Grochowski
He’s over a century old, but that won’t stop this Second World War veteran doing what he can to raise money for kids in need. John Hillman will be once again be walking around the courtyard of his home to fundraise for children amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Last year, the... Read more
Published: 1 day ago
Source: CHEK News
By Hannah Lepine