Friday, July 10, 2020


COVID-19

Latest updates on the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

25 new COVID-19 cases in B.C. including two in Vancouver Island Health region reported...

One more person has died, and the number of active cases has jumped up to 187

B.C. sees 5.4% increase in employment in June as pandemic jobs start to return...

Over 118,000 people found employment in B.C. last month

20 new COVID-19 cases reported in B.C. today, no additional deaths

The number of active cases has jumped to 175.

B.C. reports 18 new COVID-19 cases, 3 additional deaths today

The province has now recorded over 3,000 total cases of novel coronavirus

B.C. extends COVID-19 state of emergency to July 21

We remain in the longest state of emergency the province has ever seen

12 new COVID-19 cases in B.C. today, including 1 in Vancouver Island Health region

There are now three active cases in the region, and 162 total across the province.

Nearly 70% of Canadians “very likely” to take COVID-19 vaccine when available (STATS CAN)

Around 12% said they were unwilling to get a vaccine, while the rest remain unsure.

6 additional deaths, 31 new COVID-19 cases in B.C. over past three days

There are now 166 active cases remaining in the province

13 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths reported in B.C. today

There are two active cases in the Vancouver Island Health region and 162 across B.C. in total

First new COVID-19 case reported in Vancouver Island Health region since June 22

This was a travel-related case, according to Dr. Bonnie Henry

3 people dead, 24 new COVID-19 cases over the past two days in B.C.

One new case has been reported in the Island Health region for the first time since June 22

Nanaimo’s Woodgrove Centre retracts COVID-19 positive case claim

A memo was sent out on Tuesday claiming a mall employee had tested positive for the virus.

12 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths reported in B.C. today

B.C. now stands at 152 active cases

B.C. starts allowing visitors at long term care, assisted living facilities with new rules...

The province has allocated $160 million for all LTC and assisted living facilities to hire more staff to oversee the implementation of safety measures
The Headstones

Saints & Sinners Tour announces new dates after COVID-19 cancellation

The tour kicks off in Victoria in January 2021

No COVID-19 deaths, 26 new cases reported over three days in B.C.

There have been no new cases in the Vancouver Island Health region since June 22

B.C. reports 10 new COVID-19 cases, 1 additional death on Friday

The number of active cases have dropped by 20. The next update will be provided on Monday.

Victoria Cool Aid Society announces virtual health care project at homeless shelters

Each shelter site will be equipped with virtual kiosks where people can get medical support

87 Indigenous people have contracted COVID-19 in B.C. throughout pandemic so far

“The worst that many anticipated and feared did not happen," said Dr. McDonald, Chief Medical Officer of the First Nations Health Authority.

20 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths reported in B.C. today

One of the patients is a teacher at a public school. No students have been exposed to the virus.

B.C. extends temporary layoff provisions to 24 weeks due to COVID-19

It aligns with the newly extended CERB program

Students in Canada could earn up to $5,000 this summer for volunteering: Trudeau

Through a new Canada Student Service Grant.

B.C. reports 14 new COVID-19 cases, one additional death

The number of active cases has dropped further to 162 in B.C.

B.C. Premier initiates Phase 3 of COVID-19 restart plan, extends state of emergency

"We are going to have a summer better than we thought a few months ago, but it is not a return to normal."

13 new COVID-19 cases, one additional death reported in B.C. today

There are now only 174 active cases in BC.

B.C. could enter phase of resurgence in COVID-19 cases (MODELLING)

The rate of contact between individuals in the province is currently at roughly 65 per cent of normal.
Canadian apology

Canada ranked 12th safest country to live in during COVID-19 pandemic (REPORT)

Can you guess which countries make up the top 3?

B.C. confirms one new COVID-19 case in Island Health region ending streak of no...

"It is not a surprise to me that we’ve seen a case here," said Dr. Bonnie Henry.

32 new COVID-19 cases, 1 additional death reported in B.C. since Friday

One new case in the Vancouver Island Health region has officially been confirmed.

Victoria’s Tally-Ho Carriage Tours to restart business this weekend after COVID-19 closure

A GoFundMe was launched during their shut down to support care for the horses.

Southern Vancouver Island First Nation warns of possible COVID-19 exposure

VIHA are investigating and informing anyone who came in close contact with the individual

No new COVID-19 deaths reported in B.C. for seventh straight day

There are seven new cases in the province today

Trudeau unveils Canada-wide COVID-19 contact tracing app

With plans for a nationwide launch in the coming weeks.

19 new COVID-19 cases, two health care facility outbreaks reported in B.C. today

The number of active cases has jumped back up to 185

B.C. expects move into Phase 3 of restart plan next week, announces survey for...

After public health officials release updated modelling of COVID-19 transmission on Monday

11 new COVID-19 cases recorded in B.C. today, no new deaths for fourth consecutive...

There are now 172 active cases in the province, and one new long term care facility outbreak was reported today

Canadian government extends CERB for an additional 8 weeks

"We still have a long journey ahead,” says Trudeau.

Canada-U.S. border to remain closed for another 30 days: Trudeau

This is the third time the agreement has been extended.

36 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths reported in B.C. over three days

There are now 182 active cases remaining in the province
Craigdarroch Castle

Craigdarroch Castle has reopened to the public as of June 15

Now open every day except Thursdays!

Trudeau announces plans to extend Canada Emergency Response Benefit

Details to be announced later this week

16 new COVID-19 cases, one additional death reported in B.C.

There remains no active cases on Vancouver Island

Temperature checks will be mandatory at all Canadian airports: Trudeau

Anyone who shows symptoms of a fever will not be permitted to board their flight.

B.C. reports 14 new COVID-19 cases today, no new deaths for sixth day in...

There are now 183 active cases in the province

Canadian government offers additional $133 million to aid Indigenous businesses

Those who have been particularly hard hit by the economic effects of COVID-19.
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