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COVID-19

Latest updates on the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

COVID-19: BC health officials report 391 new cases, 13 more deaths on Thursday

85 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 442 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, March 2nd

98 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC’s remaining COVID-19 mandates could be lifted prior to spring break

Daily COVID-19 updates will also soon switch to weekly in BC.

BC health officials report 466 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, March 1st

95 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

Island Health begins scaling back COVID-19 vaccine clinic hours

Including a focus on pediatric doses and the closure of some clinics.

BC health officials report 974 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

215 new cases and 5 deaths were reported in the Island Health region.
Sunridge Place

Island Health declares three COVID-19 outbreaks over on Friday

At long-term care homes in Duncan, Brentwood Bay and Victoria

BC health officials report 583 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, February 25th

The Island Health region is reporting 96 new cases and 1 death.

BC health officials report 597 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, February 24th

113 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 799 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, February 23rd

140 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

British Columbians over 70 will soon be able to pick up rapid antigen test...

Each kit will contain 5 tests.

Island Health declares five COVID-19 outbreaks over on Tuesday

With no new outbreaks to report.

BC health officials report 2,103 new cases of COVID-19 for a four-day period on...

337 new cases and 5 deaths were reported in the Island Health region.

Victoria bars and clubs packed this weekend as COVID-19 restrictions ease

Locals dusted off their dancing shoes!
Bonnie Henry Jan 25 2021

Island Health reports 105 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, February 18th

There were 692 new cases reported in BC.

Another anti-mandate protest set for this Saturday in downtown Victoria

Protesters are anticipated to gather along Belleville Street for the fourth weekend in a row.

‘It’s unacceptable’: Horgan condemns protesters who verbally attacked Victoria health worker

"I think I speak for all British Columbians [with] profound regret that there's that level of stupidity in some of our fellow citizens."

Health Canada approves country’s first protein-based COVID-19 vaccine

It is 90% effective in preventing symptomatic COVID-19

BC health officials report 782 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, February 17th

122 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 750 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, February 16th

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

BC health officials report 519 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, February 15th

78 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC gyms, fitness studios and dance classes can return to full capacity starting Wednesday

All sports tournament restrictions will also be lifted.

BC lifting all restrictions on indoor, outdoor and personal gatherings

This includes all organized events!

BC bars and nightclubs will soon reopen and dancing and mingling will be permitted

Restaurants will also be allowed to return to full capacity.

COVID-19: One outbreak ends, another declared in Victoria

Island Health says two residents have tested positive for the virus as of Monday afternoon.

BC health officials report 2,701 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

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

BC health officials report 1,318 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, February 10th

199 new cases were reported in Island Health

BC health officials report 1,187 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, February 9th

163 new cases and 5 deaths were reported in the Island Health region.

BC First Nations Leadership Council says ‘Freedom Convoy’ is spreading misinformation, racism and violence

They’re condemning the movement, calling it an “occupation of hate and racism.”

BC health officials report 1,117 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, February 8th

175 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.
Sunridge Place

Island Health declares COVID-19 outbreaks at five Vancouver Island long-term care homes

While 5 others were declared over.

BC health officials report 3,287 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

478 new cases and 5 deaths were reported in the Island Health region.

WestJet slashes an additional 20% of its scheduled flights throughout March

Due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19

Anti-mandate protesters face counter-demonstrators in Victoria on Saturday (PHOTOS)

“This ends when we stop complying,” read one sign. “Truckers go home – mandates save lives,” stated another.

BC health officials report 1,799 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, February 4th

232 new cases and 6 deaths were reported in the Island Health region.

‘Unacceptable’: Victoria mayor says latest ‘Freedom Convoy’ protest infringed on people’s safety 

With another protest planned for Saturday, Mayor Helps is asking participants to respect local businesses.
Bonnie Henry Jan 25 2021

BC health officials report 1,518 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, February 3rd

217 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 1,776 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, February 2nd

222 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

Another ‘Island Convoy’ is planned for Vancouver Island this weekend

Expect another day of honking. 🙄

Island Health declares COVID-19 outbreaks at two Vancouver Island long-term care homes

3 residents have tested positive.

BC health officials report 1,236 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, February 1st

188 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.
High School Masks

British Columbians aged 12 to 17 will soon receive invites to book their COVID-19...

BC's top doctor also said hospitalizations have likely peaked.

BC health officials report 4,075 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

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

Traffic stop in Nanaimo leads to seizure of drug and replica firearms

An estimated street value of approximately $40,000.

BC health officials report 2,137 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, January 28th

Today marks the two-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 case in BC.

Judge says Victoria mom can vaccinate daughter against COVID-19 though dad’s opposed

The daughter tested positive for COVID-19 last week. 

BC health officials report 2,033 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, January 27th

266 new cases and 1 death were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 2,086 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, January 26th

219 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.