Thursday, June 24, 2021


COVID-19

Latest updates on the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

New poll shows optimism among Canadians when it comes to COVID-19

BC has scored highest in government response to the pandemic.

BC Teachers’ Federation calls on province to implement in-school COVID-19 vaccination clinics

Kids can get their vaccine as the same time their parents.

420 new cases of COVID-19 reported by BC health officials on Friday, May 21st

6 new deaths were reported today.

Horgan says there’s ‘exciting news to come’ next week regarding BC’s circuit breaker restrictions

The circuit breaker is in effect until midnight on May 24th.

357 new cases of COVID-19 reported by BC health officials on Thursday, May 20th

It's the fewest new cases in one day since mid-February.

BC health officials report 521 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, May 19th

The BCCDC reported 8 new deaths in one day.

BC health officials report 411 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, May 18th

Active cases in BC have dropped below 5,000 again.

Province announces $50 million grant for BC tourism sector

Attractions such as Butchart Gardens could be eligible for $1 million.

BC Coroner reports fewer suicides around the province since pandemic started

Despite the isolation of COVID-19.
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BC health officials report 1,360 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

Over 55% of eligible BC adults have received their first dose.
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BC Ferries reminds public they will not accept non-essential travellers this May long weekend

Some sources say they’ve still been able to board for non-essential reasons.

Everyone over 18 in BC can now book their COVID-19 vaccine

Just make sure to register.

BC health officials report 494 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, May 14th

Active cases and hospitalizations continue to drop.
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Canadians who work remotely report more stress, longer hours amid pandemic (POLL)

Stress levels have risen 7% since last year.

BC health officials report 587 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, May 13th

There are currently 5,691 active cases in BC.

BC health officials report 600 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, May 12th

Over 50% of eligible BC residents have been vaccinated.

Drivers in BC with COVID-19 fines may not be able to renew driver’s licence

Only 14% of people have paid their fines as of May 8th.

BC health officials report 515 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, May 11th

Island Health reported 20 new cases of COVID-19 today.

BC government moves forward with ‘Made-in-BC’ COVID-19 sick leave program

Businesses will be reimbursed $200 a day for three days.

Polls suggest majority support for ‘vaccine passports’ in Canada

Some say the virus is here to stay, and that may mean carrying documentation.

BC health officials report 1,759 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

Island Health reported 50 new cases this past weekend.

Two major Vancouver Island festivals postponed until 2022

We'll have to wait another year 🤠 😭

BC health officials report 722 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, May 7th

BC has vaccinated over 2 million people.

People 40 and over in BC can book their COVID-19 vaccine starting next week

43% of BC's eligible target population of 4.3 million have received their first dose of vaccine.
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694 new cases of COVID-19 were reported by BC health officials on Thursday, May...

BC expects to vaccinate 2 million people by the end of today.
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BC’s vaccination program has been extended to include kids 12 and over

Canada becomes the first country to approve vaccines for ages 12+.

BC reports 572 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday May 5th, fewest in 6 weeks

The vaccine program has been extended to include ages 12+.

COVID-19 outbreak at Craigdarroch Care Home declared over

Two staff members tested positive.

697 new cases of COVID-19 reported by BC health officials on Tuesday, May 4th

Over 32,000 people received a COVID-19 vaccine in one day.
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COVID-19 outbreak declared over at Victoria long-term care home

One resident died in the outbreak.

Large events not likely to happen this summer in BC: Dr. Bonnie Henry

Smaller arts festivals are more likely.
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BC health officials announce 2,174 new cases for a three-day period on Monday, May...

Island Health reported 61 new cases over the weekend.

BC health officials report 740 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, April 30th

The 7-day rolling average has dropped under 1,000.

BC residents 50 and older will begin getting vaccinated next week

BC has been averaging over 40,000 vaccinations a day.

Here’s how the province will enforce the new travel restrictions in BC

Two more reasons for essential travel were added to the list today.

BC health officials report 874 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, April 29th

The province expects to start receiving shipments of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine next week.

London Drugs offers designated shelf space to struggling restaurants in BC

We wouldn't mind seeing Japanese Village steak sauce on the shelves! 🤤

841 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in BC on Wednesday April 28th

There are currently 8,009 active cases in BC.

The BC government legislates paid leave for workers to get COVID-19 vaccine

Retroactive to April 19th

People 30 and over can now get the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in BC

Supply remains low on Vancouver Island.

Four Greater Victoria schools added to COVID-19 exposure list Tuesday night

There are currently 16 ongoing exposure or cluster outbreaks in schools across Vancouver Island.

BC health officials report 799 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, April 27th

There are currently 263 active cases on Vancouver Island.

2,491 new cases of COVID-19 were reported for a three-day period on Monday, April...

There are currently 8,199 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

Three schools added to possible COVID-19 exposure list in Victoria

There are currently 12 Vancouver Island schools on the COVID exposure list.
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BC health officials report 1,001 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, April 23rd

Island Health reported 24 new cases of COVID-19.

Island Health pens open letter about COVID-19 third wave

“Our health-care teams are tired. Many are on the verge of exhaustion.”

Dispatchers are asking people to stop calling 911 about travel restrictions in BC

Yes, people are actually calling 911. 🙄
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BC Ferries will now deny travel to people travelling for non-essential reasons

Non-essential travelers may face a $575 fine.
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