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.

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The Latest Update from Dr. Bonnie Henry

(October 29) 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

"It was our live music that really paid the bills," the pub's booking agent told Global News.... Read more
Published: 1 hour ago
Source: Global News BC
By Simon Little
Dallas Road has gotten a makeover. A 2.5-kilometre stretch from Clover Point to Ogden Point has been remade for cyclists and pedestrians. “It is superb, it is excellent. They’ve done a wonderful job down here. They’ve exceeded my expectations. This will become a top ten destination in Canada,” said local... Read more
Published: 2 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By Rebecca Lawrence
A video has captured an angry confrontation between passengers, believed to have started over face masks. It’s just the latest fight over the pandemic protocols on public transit. Nadia Stewart has more.... Read more
Published: 2 hours ago
Source: Global News BC
By Nadia Stewart
Victoria is losing a popular pub, and a focal point for its alternative culture community, to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Kylie Stanton reports.... Read more
Published: 2 hours ago
Source: Global News BC
By Kylie Stanton
With Surrey the new hotspot for COVID-19 case, and with 24 Surrey schools currently reporting exposures, the local parents advisory council is calling for mandatory masks and more transparency. Richard Zussman reports.... Read more
Published: 3 hours ago
Source: Global News BC
By Richard Zussman
Keith Baldrey has some perspective on the difficulties of COVID-19 contact tracing, and making sure B.C. has enough people to do the job.... Read more
Published: 3 hours ago
Source: Global News BC
By Keith Baldrey
Jim MacMillan-Murphy proudly attended remembrance ceremonies at the Cenotaph in Cobble Hill this week. The veteran went years missing them due to his fear of crowds. He gives all credit to his service dog Fisher. “He means the world to me,” said the Jim MacMillan-Murphy, a Victoria resident. “He means... Read more
Published: 3 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By Skye Ryan
B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry took her COVID-19 news conference to Surrey Thursday, a hotspot for the pandemic. And as Jordan Armstrong reports, she kept open the option of regional restrictions to curb the spread.... Read more
Published: 3 hours ago
Source: Global News BC
By Jordan Armstrong
Logan’s Pub has been a pillar of local live music in Victoria for the past few decades. “I had bookings till Halloween next year,” said Mihkel Kaup, the booking agent for Logan’s Pub. “They’re just all gone, just gone.” The latest casualty of COVID-19, Logan’s Pub — the heart, and... Read more
Published: 3 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By Kori Sidaway
Dr. Bonnie Henry is encouraging veterans to participate in Remembrance Day ceremonies virtually this year, as B.C.'s COVID-19 numbers continue to surge.... Read more
Published: 4 hours ago
Source: CTV Vancouver
Health officials in B.C. announced five more outbreaks of COVID-19 in care homes in the Lower Mainland Thursday, bringing the total number of health-care facilities with cases of the disease to 26.... Read more
Published: 4 hours ago
Source: CTV Vancouver
"There is the possibility of adding region-specific orders," said Dr. Bonnie Henry.... Read more
Published: 4 hours ago
Source: Global News BC
By Simon Little
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry reported 234 new cases of COVID-19, and one new death on Thursday, Oct. 29. The briefing was held in Surrey, where many of the new COVID-19 cases are appearing. Dr. Bonnie Henry also announced the person who died in the previous 24 hours was... Read more
Published: 5 hours ago
Source: Global News BC