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BC is reporting 946 new cases of COVID-19 and 11 deaths over the weekend

British Columbia is reporting 946 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, this brings the total number of active cases in the province to 2,876.

Since the start of the pandemic there have been 220,530 cases of COVID-19 reported in the province, of those cases 215,190 people who tested positive have recovered from the virus.

Over the three day reporting period this is how daily cases were broken down:

  • Dec. 3-4: 351 new cases
  • Dec. 4-5: 311 new cases
  • Dec. 5-6: 284 new cases

Of the new/active cases this is where they are coming from in each region:

  • Fraser Health: 285 new cases (927 active)
  • Interior Health: 211 new cases (559 active)
  • Island Health: 197 new cases (624 active)
  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 138 new cases (424 active)
  • Northern Health: 115 new cases (342 active)
  • No new cases of people who reside outside of Canada (zero active)

There are currently 214 people in hospital with COVID-19, of those people 89 are in intensive care.

In the past 72 hours, 11 new deaths have been reported bringing the provincial pandemic death toll to 2,362.

From the new deaths, five were reported from Fraser Health, four in Northern Health, and two in Interior Health.


There are currently five active COVID-19 outbreaks at healthcare facilities across the province.

  • Fraser Health: George Derby Centre, Ridge Meadows Hospital
  • Interior Health: Ponderosa Lodge
  • Vancouver Coastal Health: St. Paul's Hospital
  • Northern Health: Laurier Manor

In the past week (Nov. 26-Dec. 2) this is how cases broke down from unvaccinated to vaccinated:

  • Not vaccinated: 1,337 (54.1%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 104 (4.2%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 1,032 (41.7%)

Over the past two weeks (Nov. 19-Dec.2) this is how cases broke down from unvaccinated to vaccinated:

  • Not vaccinated: 147 (61.5%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 11 (4.6%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 81 (33.9%)

Since December 2020, the province has administered 8,811,162 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

From the eligible people five and older in BC, 85.5% (4,261,317) have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 82.0% (4,085,935) have received their second dose.

Of the eligible people 12 and older in BC, 91.3% (4,232,872) have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, 88.1% (4,085,907) received their second dose and 11% (492,236) have received a third dose.

Also, 91.7% (3,966,651) of all eligible adults in BC have received their first dose, 88.7% (3,834,996) received their second dose and 11% (491,553) have received a third dose.



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