B.C. education minister to provide update on COVID-19 variants in schools

B.C.’s education minister and deputy provincial health officer are scheduled to speak with reporters on Monday afternoon to discuss COVID-19 variants in schools in the Fraser Health region. Jennifer Whiteside … Read More

B.C. officials say there is no evidence of transmission of COVID-19 variants in schools

B.C. heath officials confirmed there are cases of COVID-19 variants of concern in seven schools in the Fraser Health region. But there is no evidence of transmission of the variants … Read More

B.C. officials to provide update on COVID-19 variants in schools

B.C.’s education minister and deputy provincial health officer are scheduled to speak with reporters on Monday afternoon to discuss COVID-19 variants in schools in the Fraser Health region. Jennifer Whiteside … Read More

‘It’s inconvenient and very expensive’: 5 Vancouver hotels approved for government quarantine

New mandatory quarantine rules are now in effect for international travellers landing in Canada. Vancouver is one of four locations in Canada where travellers must fly into and quarantine in … Read More

B.C. marks one-year anniversary of first confirmed case of COVID-19

Thursday marks one year since B.C.’s first confirmed case of COVID-19. A man in his 40s tested positive on Jan. 28, 2020, after returning from Wuhan, China — the original … Read More

Three new clinics to open in Vancouver, Surrey for COVID-19 long-haulers

Three new clinics are set to open in Vancouver and Surrey for British Columbians suffering from long-term effects of COVID-19. The clinics will open at St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver General … Read More

Will B.C.’s COVID-19 social gathering restrictions be extended?

B.C.’s ban on social gatherings amid the COVID-19 pandemic expires at midnight Thursday with many wondering whether it will be extended. Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix will … Read More

B.C.’s COVID-19 social gathering restrictions to be extended until Feb. 5, 2021

B.C.’s ban on social gatherings amid the COVID-19 pandemic has been extended until Feb. 5, 2021, at midnight. “Now is our time to stay the course,” provincial health officer Dr. … Read More

Coronavirus: Almost 800 people have now died of COVID-19 in B.C.

B.C. has recorded 518 more cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. In addition, 19 more people have died from the virus. The deaths bring the province’s COVID-19 death … Read More

B.C. sets another grim record of 203 new daily cases of COVID-19

B.C. has set a grim new record, topping more than 200 new COVID-19 cases in a single day. On Wednesday, officials reported 203 new cases of the virus and two … Read More

Nightclubs, banquet halls in B.C. ordered closed again as COVID-19 cases rise

As the number of COVID-19 cases climbs back up, B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry on Tuesday ordered all nightclubs and banquet halls to close once again. In addition, … Read More

B.C. to reveal stronger measures to enforce COVID-19 public health rules

As the number of COVID-19 cases in B.C. continues to rise, the province is expected to announce stronger measures to enforce public health guidelines on Friday. Public Safety Minister Mike … Read More

$2,000 fines to be issued to enforce B.C. COVID-19 public health rules

Anyone caught violating B.C.’s public health order on large gatherings will now face a fine of up to $2,000. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth announced the move, effective immediately, to … Read More

B.C. records another 83 cases of COVID-19 as upward trend continues

B.C. has recorded another 83 new cases of COVID-19 in the province in the past 24 hours. This is up from the previous 24 hours, where B.C. recorded 48 cases, … Read More

B.C. records highest ever daily COVID-19 case number, two new deaths over weekend

B.C. has reached a grim milestone with the highest ever daily number of confirmed COVID-19 cases so far. One hundred people tested positive for the coronavirus from midday Friday to … Read More

Update expected Monday on number of B.C. coronavirus cases

B.C. health officials are expected to host a news conference at 3 p.m. on Monday on the latest number of COVID-19 cases since the last update three days ago. The … Read More

Coronavirus: B.C.’s top doctor says some essential workers not isolating following U.S. travel

B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said Thursday she is aware of a number of cases involving essential workers who are not isolating upon return from a trip to … Read More

B.C. reports 27 new COVID-19 cases, community outbreak on Haida Gwaii

British Columbia saw a small dip in the number of new COVID-19 cases reported on Friday. Health officials reported 27 new cases, after a week in which new diagnoses topped … Read More

24 new cases of coronavirus in B.C., one new death over past 48 hours

B.C. has recorded 24 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 48 hours. One more person has died from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths to 165. … Read More

B.C. to provide Monday coronavirus update

Officials are set to provide an update on the number of coronavirus cases in B.C. in the past 48 hours. On Saturday, health officials declared one of the province’s earliest … Read More

B.C. to reopen hair salons, spas in mid-May under COIVD-19 pandemic

Posted May 6, 2020 6:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The B.C. government has announced how it expects to start … Read More

B.C. daycares will begin to reopen in mid-May amid COVID-19 pandemic

Posted May 6, 2020 6:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The B.C. government has released details about how daycares can … Read More

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