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COVID-19

Latest updates on the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Island Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at long-term care home in Victoria

Two staff members tested positive.

BC health officials announce over 6,000 new COVID-19 cases since Christmas Eve

Over 700 of those cases were in the Island Health region.

COVID-19 continues to escalate in BC with nearly 2,500 cases reported on Christmas Eve

There are now over 10,000 active cases in the province.

UVic will temporarily return to online classes due to spike in COVID-19

From January 10th to 24th.

BC health officials report 2,046 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, December 23rd

The highest single daily case count for the province.

BC businesses ordered to temporarily close under new COVID-19 restrictions could get up to...

From new COVID-19 Closure Relief Grant

BC health officials report 1,474 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, December 22nd

There are now over 7,000 active cases in the province.

BC health officials report 1,308 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, December 21st

202 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC aims to have residents receive their COVID-19 booster dose by end of March...

Over 700,000 boosters/third doses have been administered in the province to date

All BC gyms and fitness studios ordered closed to stop spread of COVID-19

All events, no matter the venue size, must operate at 50% capacity.

Bars and nightclubs set to close under new BC Public Health orders

In effect until January 18th 2022.

700 pharmacies across BC will start offering COVID-19 booster vaccines by mid-January

Joining the already 350 already doing so.

BC health officials report 2,550 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

415 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 789 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, December 17th

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

BC to re-introduce cap on indoor gatherings due to spike in COVID-19 cases

The measures will stay in place until January 31st 2022

BC announces new list of restrictions as COVID-19 cases surge

This includes restrictions on organized New Year's Eve gatherings of any size.

BC health officials report 753 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, December 16th

Island Health reported a record breaking number of daily cases.

BC health officials report 584 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, December 15th

109 new cases and 2 deaths were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 519 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, December 14th

123 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

Today marks one year since the first COVID-19 vaccine was administered in BC

Nearly 90 per cent of eligible British Columbians 12 and up have received two vaccine doses since.

Island Health confirms 124 cases of COVID-19 connected to University of Victoria

4 cases so far have been identified the Omicron variant

BC health officials report 1,129 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

As of today, 124 cases are associated with an outbreak at UVic.

UVic ceases in-person exams in response to rising COVID-19 numbers on-campus

The change comes into effect today.

BC health officials report 437 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, December 10th

127 cases and 1 death were reported in the Island Health region

BC health officials report 341 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, December 9th

The Island Health region had the highest number of new cases in the province today.

BC health officials report 379 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, December 8th

65 new cases and 3 deaths were reported in the Island Health region.
Dr. Bonnie Henry

BC health officials report 326 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, December 7th

5 new cases of the Omicron variant have been confirmed in the province.

BC health officials report 946 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

197 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 405 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, December 3rd

96 new cases and 2 deaths were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 368 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, December 2nd

88 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 375 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, December 1st

76 new cases and 3 deaths were reported in the Island Health region.

VicPD release additional photos on 9th anniversary of Emma Fillipoff disappearance (PHOTOS)

There are still no answers into what happened to the 26-year old.

BC health officials report 358 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, November 30th

57 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

First case of COVID-19 Omicron variant confirmed in British Columbia was returning traveller

It was someone in Fraser Health who travelled to Nigeria.

97% of people working for BC government are fully vaccinated against COVID-19

432 employees are unvaccinated or declined to disclose their vaccination status

BC health officials report under 1,000 cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

There are less than 3,000 active cases in the province.
Dr. Bonnie Henry

BC health officials report 341 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, November 26th

68 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 424 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, November 25th

63 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 322 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, November 24th

42 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 324 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, November 23rd

36 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

Here’s how vaccinations will roll out for children aged 5 to 11 across BC

Nearly 90,000 children have already been registered.

BC health officials report 1,052 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

159 new cases and 2 new deaths were reported in the Island Health region.
Bonnie Henry Jan 25 2021

BC health officials report 497 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, November 19th

71 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

Majority of Canadians support vaccine passports in offices according to a new study

People 55 and over were most in favour of implementing the passports
Pfizer Vaccine

Health Canada approves COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11

There are an estimated 360,000 young British Columbians eligible for the vaccine

BC health officials report 468 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, November 18th

72 new cases and one death was reported in the Island Health region.