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COVID-19

Latest updates on the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Dr. Bonnie Henry and Adrian Dix

BC not likely to move into Step 4 of the province’s reopening plan come...

The earliest start date for Step 4 was September 7th

BC announces “Vaccine Card” which will soon be required for discretionary activities

Additionally, BC will not be entering Step 4 of the Restart Plan on September 7th.

New COVID-19 Delta variant outbreaks reported on Hornby and Denman Island

Sea Breeze Lodge employees and a BC Ferries worker have tested positive.

BC health officials report 663 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, August 20th

There are now over 6,000 active cases in the province.

Island Health to begin scaling back mass immunization clinics

81% of eligible Vancouver Island residents have received a dose.
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US border remains closed to Canadians until at least September 21st

The border has been closed since March of last year.

BC health officials report 689 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, August 19th

The outbreak at Discovery Harbour in Island Health has been declared over.

Over 90,000 Canadian healthcare workers infected with COVID-19 during pandemic (REPORT)

43 of those have died from the virus since last year.

BC health officials report 553 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, August 18th

38 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 501 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, August 17th

There has been one new COVID related death in the Island Health region.

Western Hockey League adopts mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy

That includes the Victoria Royals.

BC health officials report 1,434 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

There are currently more than 5,000 active cases in the province.

BC health officials report 717 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, August 13th

There are now over 4,000 active cases in the province.

Canada will require federal workers in travel sectors to be fully-immunized by October

Officials are working to make vaccination mandatory for commercial travel as well.

BC health officials report 513 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, August 12th

29 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

Canada could see a vaccine available for those 12 and under before the end...

Pfizer is expected to be the first vaccine available for this age group

BC businesses can require COVID-19 vaccinations for all employees

Non-compliance with a business’ order can result in employment being terminated

Province announces mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for health care workers

For anyone working in long-term care or assisted-living facilities.

BC health officials report 536 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, August 11th

26 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

Rare heart inflammation from COVID-19 vaccination currently being investigated

The side effect has only occurred in men under 30 after their second dose.

BC health officials report 395 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, August 10th

31 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 1,079 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

There are now over 3,000 active cases in the province

BC reduces wait time between first and second dose of COVID-19 vaccine

833,298 British Columbians are not yet vaccinated.
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Two Vancouver Island flights added to BCCDC list of COVID-19 exposures

One flight departed from Victoria.

BC health officials report 464 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, August 6th

One new long-term care outbreak was reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 402 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, August 5th

25 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC’s first ‘Walk-In Wednesday’ COVID-19 vaccination event declared a success

More than 80% of the vaccines reserved specifically for walk-ins were administered.

Coalition of Canadian nurses and physicians call for mandatory vaccinations for health care workers

This, amid predictions of a fourth wave of COVID-19.

BC health officials report 342 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, August 4th

32 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 742 new cases of COVID-19 for a four-day period on...

42 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

Eagle Ridge COVID-19 vaccine appointments moved due to heat wave this weekend

They'll now occur at the air-conditioned Victoria Conference Center

BC health officials report 13 new cases in Island Health on Friday, July 30th

56% of active cases in the province are in the Interior Health region.

Here’s how you can show thanks to front line workers and first responders this...

Thank you for all that you do! ❤️

COVID-19 vaccine bookings at Eagle Ridge in Langford being moved due to heat

All appointments will be moved to the Victoria Conference Centre.

BC health officials report 14 new cases in Island Health on Thursday, July 29th

The province now has over 1,000 active cases.

BC health officials report 185 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, July 28th

8 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.
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COVID-19 exposure reported on WestJet flight to Victoria

The plane arrived on July 21st.
Dr. Bonnie Henry

BC health officials report 150 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, July 27th

Three new cases were reported in Island Health.

Unvaccinated Canadians make up almost 90% of newly reported COVID-19 cases across the country

Nearly 6 million eligible Canadians have not yet been vaccinated

BC makes it easier for residents to get fully-vaccinated with vax vans and mobile...

Including setting up vax clinics at community events.

BC health officials report 267 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

18 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 112 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, July 23rd

This marks the first day with over 100 new cases since June 18th.

Almost half of vaccinated Canadians unlikely to socialize with those who are unvaccinated (POLL)

46% said they were unlikely to spend time with those who have not received their jabs.

Victoria firefighters now trained to administer COVID-19 vaccines

In the fight to extinguish COVID-19.

BC health officials report 89 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, July 22nd

3 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 78 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, July 21st

Almost 60% of of all eligible adults in BC are fully vaccinated.

BC health officials report 76 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, July 20th

3 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.