Over a three-day period, B.C. is reporting 2,550 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 228,335 cases in the province:

  • Dec. 17-18: 911 new cases
  • Dec. 18-19: 832 new cases
  • Dec. 19-20: 807 new cases

There are 5,435 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 220,348 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 185 individuals are in hospital and 77 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

The new/active cases include:

  • 877 new cases in Fraser Health
    • Total active cases: 1,707
  • 909 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health
    • Total active cases: 1,823
  • 268 new cases in Interior Health
    • Total active cases: 648
  • 81 new cases in Northern Health
    • Total active cases: 236
  • 415 new cases in Island Health
    • Total active cases: 1,021
  • no new cases of people who reside outside of Canada
    • Total active cases: zero

In the last 72 hours, three new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,402.

The new deaths include:

  • Fraser Health: one
  • Northern Health: one
  • Island Health: one

Public health is monitoring the increase in cases in British Columbia and developments in other jurisdictions, and will outline additional COVID-19 measures during Tuesday’s regular media briefing

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