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

(July 27) 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

Since COVID-19 restrictions were lifted weeks ago, it’s been getting increasingly tough for Stephanie Parsons, the owner of Island Designated Drivers Ltd., to run her business. Parsons transports cars between the Island and the Mainland to car dealerships and relies on BC Ferries to do that, but as more and... Read more
Published: 13 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By Tahmina Aziz
Taxpayers in the City of Nanaimo are now the owners of a downtown vacant lot. Mayor Leonard Krog announced Monday night during a council meeting that the city has purchased multiple downtown properties including the former site of the Jean Burns building, located near the corner of Commercial Street and... Read more
Published: 14 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By Kendall Hanson
Passengers who were on a recent flight that landed in Victoria are being warned about possible exposure to COVID-19. The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has added WestJet flight 3185 from Vancouver to Victoria on July 21 to its COVID-19 exposure list. The affected rows on the flight... Read more
Published: 15 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By CHEK News
Now 783 active infections province-wide as walk-in clinics gear up... Read more
Published: 16 hours ago
Source: VicNews
By Tom Fletcher
British Columbia health officials on Tuesday reported 150 new COVID-19 cases, including three in Island Health, and no new deaths since their last update on July 26. There are currently 783 active cases in the province, 44 people in hospital — 22 of whom are in intensive care. Of the... Read more
Published: 16 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By Nicholas Pescod
Prime minister urges those who have yet to get their vaccinations to get them now... Read more
Published: 16 hours ago
Source: VicNews
By The Canadian Press
Travellers passing through the Vancouver International Airport will no longer be separated based on whether they've been vaccinated against COVID-19.... Read more
Published: 17 hours ago
Source: CTV Vancouver
B.C.'s top health officials announced Tuesday the province is shifting its COVID-19 vaccine rollout and implied there will be "consequences" for those who choose to not get their shots.... Read more
Published: 18 hours ago
Source: CTV Vancouver
B.C.'s top health officials announced Tuesday the province is shifting its COVID-19 vaccine rollout and implied there will be "consequences" for those who choose to not get their shots.... Read more
Published: 18 hours ago
Source: CTV Vancouver
The Vancouver Canucks have placed goalie Braden Holtby on waivers ahead of a buyout. The 31-year-old netminder came to Vancouver in free agency last year, signing a two-year deal with an average annual value of US$4.3 million. He played 21 games for the Canucks, posting a 7-11-3 record with a... Read more
Published: 19 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By Graham Cox
Canadians could be facing mail disruptions and slowdowns at the border with the United States next month after members of a union representing about 9,000 Canadian Border Service Agency employees voted in favour of striking, jeopardizing the federal government’s reopening plans. The Public Service Alliance of Canada and its Customs... Read more
Published: 20 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By The Canadian Press
A well-known South Island event is planning a comeback this September. The organizers of Esquimalt Ribfest say they’ll be making a return to Bullen Park this Sept. 10, 11 and 12. “We are planning for a ‘full steam ahead’ event with a few contingencies in place if the current health... Read more
Published: 20 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By CHEK News
British Columbia’s provincial government has announced the launch of a new program called Vax for BC, which is aimed at getting more residents vaccinated with COVID-19 immunizations. Starting on Tuesday, July 27, and lasting throughout the month of August, the government says Vax for BC will incorporate community events, vax... Read more
Published: 20 hours ago
Source: CHEK News
By Graham Cox