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COVID-19

Latest updates on the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Majority of Canadians happy with how federal and provincial governments have handled vaccination process...

50.9% of Canadians have been vaccinated against COVID-19.
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Canada will reopen its borders to fully-vaccinated travellers from the US in August

Fully vaccinated travelers from any country can visit Canada, starting September 7th.

BC health officials report 156 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

4 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

Vancouver Island marks over 1 million COVID-19 vaccines administered

There have been no deaths on the Island since May.

BC health officials report 45 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, July 16th

Over 1 million vaccines have been distributed on Vancouver Island.
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Cruise ships will be allowed to return to Canadian waters this November

The ban was originally set to expire in 2022.

BC health officials report 54 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, July 15th

5 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 41 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, July 14th

50% of of all eligible adults in B.C. are now fully vaccinated!

BC health officials report 33 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, July 13th

Nearly 50% of all eligible adults in B.C. are fully vaccinated!

BC health officials report 123 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

5 new cases were reported in Island Health.

BC health officials report 45 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, July 9th

44% of British Columbians are now fully vaccinated!

BC health officials report 59 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, July 8th

7 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 59 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, July 7th

3 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 46 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, July 6th

Over 35% of British Columbians are fully vaccinated!

BC health officials report 87 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

The number of active cases in BC continues to drop.

Beacon Hill Children’s farm reopens this summer after hiatus due to COVID-19

Don’t goat me wrong, we're pretty excited! 🐐

BC health officials report 84 new cases of COVID-19 for a two-day period on...

No new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 44 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, June 30th

Over 5 million doses of the vaccine have been administered in BC!

Restart Plan: BC announces that Step 3 will begin July 1st

The province will lift the provincial state of emergency this week.

Wearing a mask in indoor public spaces in BC will be recommended, but not...

“Some people may choose to continue to wear a mask and that’s OK – we all need to go at our own pace.”

Dr. Henry hints BC will enter Step 3 of its COVID-19 restart plan this...

A conference regarding Step 3 is scheduled for this afternoon.

Province commits $12 million in funding to support BC residential school site investigations

The funding will assist First Nations throughout the province.

BC health officials report 145 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

There are now less than 1,000 active cases of COVID-19 in the province!

Two COVID-19 immunization clinics in Victoria will close early due to heat

Island Health will contact everyone affected to rebook.

BC health officials report 72 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, June 25th

There are 4 new cases in the Island Health region
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COVID-19 immunization clinic in Ladysmith will relocate to Nanaimo due to heat

A “dangerous heat wave” will last until next week, according to Environment Canada.

BC health officials report 75 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, June 24th

25% of all adults in B.C. are fully vaccinated.

Casinos and nightclubs in Victoria slated to re-open as early as July 1st

Doors have been closed since March 2020

BC health officials report 87 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, June 23rd

This is BC's fifth consecutive day with less than 100 new daily cases!

BC’s state of emergency could be lifted as soon as July 6th

It was initially declared on March 18th 2020.

There were less than 100 new cases of COVID-19 in BC for the fourth...

Over 1 million people in BC are now fully immunized!

BC health officials report 229 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

There are currently 29 active cases on Vancouver Island.

There will be fewer live COVID-19 updates in BC starting this week

They’re shifting it to once a week.
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Fully-vaccinated Canadians returning to the country won’t have to quarantine starting July 5th

Travellers will still participate in a pre-travel and on-arrival COVID-19 test.

BC health officials report 109 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, June 18th

There were no new cases reported in the Island Health region.
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Victoria releases ‘cautiously optimistic’ data on economic recovery amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Industries like construction, film, and new businesses have increased.

Walk-in appointments now available at mass-immunization clinics for first-doses on Vancouver Island

Only available to those who haven’t received their first-dose.

120 new cases of COVID-19 reported by BC health officials on Thursday, June 17th

Over 75% of all adults eligible in BC have received a COVID-19 vaccine.

BC employers can access COVID-19 sick leave reimbursement starting today

Employers can apply for reimbursement up to $200 a day.

BC health officials report 113 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, June 16th

BC has some of the highest levels of immunization for Dose 1 in the world!

108 new cases of COVID-19 reported by BC health officials on Tuesday, June 15th

Island Health reported only 4 new cases.

277 new cases of COVID-19 were reported by BC health officials for a three-day...

Over 4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered.