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

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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

(Feb. 25) 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

Members of Vancouver’s Jewish community are reacting to a t-shirt created by a local woman comparing the COVID-19 vaccine rollout to the Holocaust.... Read more
Published: 7 hours ago
Source: CTV Vancouver
Hundreds of Cowichan Tribes members have finally received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine thanks to an urgently organized three-day immunization clinic. “It’s such a relief, it’s so exciting. I’d say a huge sense of relief for my community,” Cowichan Tribes Coun. Stephanie Atleo told CHEK News on Saturday. The... Read more
Published: 8 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By Nicholas Pescod
Approximately 100 people gathered in Centennial Square Saturday afternoon... Read more
Published: 10 hours ago
Source: VicNews
By Jane Skrypnek
The 4,900-member Cowichan Tribes was hit hard by the virus with at least 240 cases recorded since Dec. 31, and four deaths -- several of them described as "young adults."... Read more
Published: 10 hours ago
Source: Global News BC
By Simon Little
Deaths that have been recorded as a result of COVID-19 only reflect those who were tested for it... Read more
Published: 11 hours ago
Source: VicNews
By The Canadian Press
Fraser Health is warning patrons of a gym in Maple Ridge that they may have been exposed to COVID-19.... Read more
Published: 11 hours ago
Source: CTV Vancouver
Passengers who were onboard a commercial flight that landed recently at Victoria International Airport are being warned of potential exposure to the novel coronavirus. The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) recently added Air Canada/Jazz 8069 from Vancouver to Victoria on Feb. 14 to its COVID-19 exposure list. The... Read more
Published: 11 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By CHEK News
A downtown protest in opposition to the province’s COVID-19 health orders took place Saturday afternoon, with Victoria police in attendance. Dozens of maskless protesters wound through the downtown core, waving signs with messages like “Hugs Over Masks” and “Not The New Normal.” One protester was seen waving a plush toy... Read more
Published: 11 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By Jeff Lawrence
A long line formed in front of the University of Victoria’s McKinnon Building Saturday morning for what appeared to be a COVID-19 immunization clinic for front-line workers. Island Health posted signs outside of the building showing people receiving their vaccinations where to line-up. Island Health did not directly confirm Saturday’s... Read more
Published: 12 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By Jeff Lawrence
An outbreak of the novel coronavirus at a long-term care home on Vancouver Island officially over. Island Health declared the COVID-19 outbreak at Wexford Creek long-term care facility over on Saturday afternoon. The outbreak was first declared on Feb. 14, after a single staff member tested positive for the deadly... Read more
Published: 13 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By CHEK News
Fraser Health says the variants were reported at Queen Elizabeth Secondary School, Frank Hurt Secondary School, and M.B. Sanford Elementary School.... Read more
Published: 13 hours ago
Source: Global News BC
By Simon Little
At least one person associated with each of the schools – Queen Elizabeth Secondary School, Frank Hurt Secondary School, and M.B. Sanford Elementary School – has tested positive for a concerning and more transmissible variant of the coronavirus.... Read more
Published: 14 hours ago
Source: CTV Vancouver
Additional employees at a grocery store in the Cowichan Valley have become infected with the novel coronavirus. According to an updated notice posted on Loblaws Inc.’s website on Feb. 26, “multiple” people working at the Real Canadian Superstore in Duncan have tested positive for COVID-19. Loblaws does not disclose the... Read more
Published: 15 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By CHEK News
Individuals at three more Surrey schools have tested positive for a COVID-19 variant of concern. Deputy Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Réka Gustafson, provides an update on the situation.... Read more
Published: 15 hours ago
Source: Global News BC