British Columbia sees 9,332 new COVID-19 cases reported over New Years weekend

The province provided an update on the COVID-19 situation in British Columbia on Monday, January 3, sharing the new preliminary tally of COVID-19 cases.

There were 9,332 new cases of COVID-19 over a three-day period:

  • December 31, 2021 – January 1, 2022: 4,033 new cases
  • January 1 and 2, 2022: 3,069 new cases
  • 2-3 January 2022: 2,230 new cases

Here are the cases broken down by health region:

  • Fraser Health: 4,859 new cases
  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 1,797 new cases
  • Internal health: 1,185 new cases
  • Northern Health: 374 new cases
  • Island health: 1,117 new cases

These latest infections bring the total number of recorded cases in the province to 264,181.

British Columbia’s senior health officials are expected to provide an update on COVID-19 on Tuesday afternoon, the first live update of 2022.

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