Saturday, November 28, 2020


COVID-19

Latest updates on the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

COVID-19 exposure alert issued for Nanaimo high school

The exposure occurred on Monday and Thursday last week.

B.C. top doctor issues regional order for Lower Mainland after 567 new COVID-19 cases

The order places restrictions on social gatherings, travel, indoor group physical activities, and workplaces for two weeks. 

B.C. reports whopping 589 new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations on the rise

For the first time in months, Dr. Henry and Minister Dix will be making a live announcement this Saturday.

Some BC Ferries vessels will have RCMP on board to make sure passengers follow...

Primarily, they're there to ensure people leave their vehicles when in an enclosed deck.
Tofino Brewing

Island Health issues COVID-19 advisory for Tofino Brewing Company

Officials say the exposure risk is low.

New daily record of 425 COVID-19 cases reported in B.C., active cases near 3,400

Including 7 new cases in the Vancouver Island Health region.

Health Canada approves COVID-19 test that provides results in 60 minutes

The company that developed the test strips says they are ideal for on-the-spot testing.

B.C. reports 335 new COVID-19 cases, 4 in Vancouver Island Health region

Over 7,000 people are now in isolation, monitoring for symptoms of the virus.

299 new COVID-19 cases reported in B.C. Tuesday as active cases exceed 3,000

Three more people lost their lives to the virus in the past 24 hours.

5 new COVID-19 cases reported in Vancouver Island Health region Tuesday

There are now 18 active cases in the region.

BC Seniors’ Advocate recommends more visitors to long term care residents, after survey release

"The comments we heard from hundreds of family members indicate there is a greater fear of death from loneliness."

Canada’s top doctor says people need to cut contacts by 25% to control COVID-19

If not, Canada could see up to 8,000 cases per day by December.

Record-breaking 1,120 new COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths reported in B.C. since Friday

The province has now had over 15,500 total cases of COVID-19.

B.C. reports 272 new COVID-19 cases, over 6,000 people now in isolation

One more person lost their life to the pandemic in the past 24 hours.

Flight originating in Victoria added to list of possible COVID-19 exposures

Earlier in October an Air Canada flight from Toronto Victoria was also reported.

234 new COVID-19 cases, one more death reported in B.C. Thursday

Over 5,700 people are now in isolation, monitoring for symptoms of the virus.

Dubious social media accounts advertise large gatherings in Victoria this weekend

VicPD warns that these events are likely fake and their 'organizers' are trying to gather people's personal information.

B.C. reports 287 new COVID-19 cases, 3 in Vancouver Island Health region

Two more people have lost their lives to the virus in B.C.

Flight to Comox added to list of possible COVID-19 exposures

Passengers on domestic flights with a COVID-19 case should self-monitor for 14 days.

217 new COVID-19 cases reported in B.C., none in Vancouver Island Health region

There are now over 5,000 people in isolation across the province, monitoring for symptoms of COVID-19.
Logan's Pub

Logan’s Pub announces permanent closure due to COVID-19

Logan's Pub has been operating since 1997.

New COVID-19 testing site opens at University of Victoria

This is the fourth testing site to open in the south island region.

New Dr. Henry health order restricts household gatherings to ‘safe six’ in B.C.

Large, private gatherings have resulted in record-breaking case numbers across B.C. over the weekend.

B.C. reports record high 817 new COVID-19 cases since Friday, three additional deaths

There were no new cases in the Vancouver Island Health region

5 creative ways to hand out candy this pandemic Halloween

Some ideas to answer the questions everyone's been asking this October

223 new COVID-19 cases in B.C. as province records over 2,000 active cases

A total of 4,637 people are currently in isolation, monitoring for symptoms of the virus.

New COVID-19 school exposure on Vancouver Island reported in Port Alberni

Students/staff may have been exposed to the virus on October 19

B.C. reports new daily record of 274 COVID-19 cases, including 5 in Island Health

There are now 1,920 active cases across the province.

BCCDC issues COVID-19 exposure alert for Air Canada flight to Victoria

The flight arrived here from Toronto.

Record-breaking 203 new COVID-19 cases, two more deaths reported in B.C. Wednesday

The province also recorded its first school outbreak today, in Kelowna.

Rising COVID-19 cases prompts EU to remove Canada from list of approved travellers

Canadians were able to travel to the EU as of July 1. That allowance has now been revoked.

B.C. reports 167 new COVID-19 cases, one more death Tuesday

Including one new case in the Vancouver Island health region.

“Conspiracy theories”: Anti-mask protestors banned on weekend ferry from Nanaimo

They were on their way to protest COVID-19 restrictions at a large demonstration in Vancouver.

499 new COVID-19 cases in B.C. since Friday as Henry confirms second wave of...

"Be kind, be calm, be safe...and be brave," said Dr. Bonnie Henry today.

COVID-19 exposure alert issued for two WestJet flights to Victoria

Both were travelling from Calgary earlier this month.

155 new COVID-19 cases reported in B.C. including 1 in Vancouver Island Health region

There was one new community outbreak in Merritt.

B.C. records first confirmed case of children’s inflammatory syndrome related to COVID-19

The child was under age 5 and has fully recovered.

This Victoria-based mask maker just released a line up of holiday-themed masks (PHOTOS)

And we've got an exclusive discount code for you inside the article!

142 new COVID-19 cases reported in B.C. including 2 in Vancouver Island Health region

No additional virus-related deaths were reported today.

B.C. reports 158 new COVID-19 cases, nearly 1,500 active cases across province

Seven more people were hospitalized due to the virus over the past 24 hours.

549 new COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths reported in B.C. since Friday

10 new cases were reported in the Vancouver Island Health region.

119 new cases of COVID-19 reported in B.C. including 2 in Vancouver Island region

No new community outbreaks, and one health care facility outbreak, were reported.

B.C. surpasses 10,000 cases of COVID-19 since outbreak began

One new case was reported on the Island.

115 new COVID-19 cases reported in B.C. including 1 in Vancouver Island Health region

No more people lost their lives to the virus over the past 24 hours.

Canada’s top doctor says COVID-19 cases have increased by 40% across the country

About 2.5 per cent of tests administered turned out to be positive each day over the last week.

B.C. reports 102 new COVID-19 cases, death toll rises to 244

Including one new case in the Vancouver Island Health region.

B.C. COVID-19 curve starting to flatten, but Island Health testing system remains overwhelmed

Island dwellers are still waiting days to have a COVID-19 test administered.

358 new COVID-19 cases reported in B.C., 11 in Vancouver Island Health region since...

Four more people have died of COVID-19 in B.C. over the past three days.

COVID-19 exposure alert issued for flight that landed in Victoria late September

The plane arrived from Toronto on September 23.

BCCDC releases guidelines on how to celebrate Halloween during COVID-19 pandemic

It's a green light for trick-or-treating, with a few new rules in place 🎃
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