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Record number of people being monitored for COVID-19 in B.C.

Record number of people being monitored for COVID-19 in B.C.

B.C. government started releasing the number of people being actively monitored for COVID-19 on a daily basis in August – it now sits at 3,368
Snap election call ‘entirely unnecessary,’ local MLA Sturdy says

Snap election call ‘entirely unnecessary,’ local MLA Sturdy says

British Columbians head to the polls Oct. 24
Dr. Bonnie Henry received death threats

Dr. Bonnie Henry received death threats

“There are people who don’t like what I say or don’t like what I do or don’t like my shoes."
Active COVID-19 infections in B.C. plunge overnight as recoveries surge

Active COVID-19 infections in B.C. plunge overnight as recoveries surge

The BC Centre for Disease Control identified 96 new infections and reported no new deaths
Public health officials urge Canadians to limit contacts again as COVID-19 cases rise

Public health officials urge Canadians to limit contacts again as COVID-19 cases rise

The Public Health Agency of Canada released its latest modelling Tuesday, predicting up to 155,795 cases and up to 9,300 deaths by early October if the current trajectory of the epidemic continues
B.C. reaches new record for active COVID-19 infections: 1,614

B.C. reaches new record for active COVID-19 infections: 1,614

Number of active infections in B.C. fell slightly on Tuesday, but surged to new all-time high today
Owner of West Vancouver party house fined for short-term rental

Owner of West Vancouver party house fined for short-term rental

The owner of a British Properties mansion has been fined $550 by the District of West Vancouver for bylaw violations
Hospitalizations climb to 67 in B.C. with 97 new COVID-19 cases

Hospitalizations climb to 67 in B.C. with 97 new COVID-19 cases

A new long-term care facility outbreak announced in the Vancouver Coastal Health region
Here is how to tell the difference between COVID-19 and wildfire smoke related symptoms

Here is how to tell the difference between COVID-19 and wildfire smoke related symptoms

Different people respond differently to smoke, and some people are at higher risk of experiencing health effects
COVID-19 cases fall slightly in B.C.

COVID-19 cases fall slightly in B.C.

Province has recorded 6,962 cases total