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Serious COVID-19 infections keep rising across B.C.

Serious COVID-19 infections keep rising across B.C.

Nine more die from COVID-19; hospitalizations highest since May.
B.C. announces further COVID-19 restrictions to curb transmission in Northern Health

B.C. announces further COVID-19 restrictions to curb transmission in Northern Health

58 critically ill people airlifted out of the hospitals in the north
Number of COVID patients in Lions Gate Hospital increasing

Number of COVID patients in Lions Gate Hospital increasing

There were 16 COVID-19 patients hospitalized on the North Shore this week
Safety alert: Canada-wide recall issued for hand sanitizer due to 'health risks'

Safety alert: Canada-wide recall issued for hand sanitizer due to 'health risks'

Hand sanitizer containing elevated levels of acetaldehyde may increase the risk of cancer.
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations at new high since May

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations at new high since May

Four more pandemic-related deaths bring province's COVID-19 death toll to 2,033
What B.C. residents need to know about COVID-19 testing when the U.S. border opens

What B.C. residents need to know about COVID-19 testing when the U.S. border opens

Your trip across the border might end up costing you a pretty penny 💸
B.C. sees falling COVID-19 cases, as 28 die on weekend

B.C. sees falling COVID-19 cases, as 28 die on weekend

New infections on the weekend were down 22% from previous week's daily average.
Mixed doses: Dr. Bonnie Henry provides update on vaccines and international travel

Mixed doses: Dr. Bonnie Henry provides update on vaccines and international travel

The United States announced new entry requirements for vaccines Monday
Everything we know right now about the plan to vaccinate B.C. kids 5-11 against COVID-19

Everything we know right now about the plan to vaccinate B.C. kids 5-11 against COVID-19

Henry said the BC Vaccine Card program likely will not apply to children.
2,000 care home staff placed on unpaid leave as B.C.'s worker vaccine mandate goes into effect

2,000 care home staff placed on unpaid leave as B.C.'s worker vaccine mandate goes into effect

Province now preparing a more broad mandate for all health-care workers.