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B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations up 22% in past week

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations up 22% in past week

COVID-19 ICU patient count at lowest level since August
B.C. shifts to weekly COVID-19 data reports starting April 7

B.C. shifts to weekly COVID-19 data reports starting April 7

New automated counting system will over-report COVID-19 deaths
Province to offer fourth COVID-19 vax doses to at-risk British Columbians

Province to offer fourth COVID-19 vax doses to at-risk British Columbians

Government also confirms it will be lifting vaccine card requirements
B.C. is dropping the 'vaccine passport' program April 8. Here's what you need to know.

B.C. is dropping the 'vaccine passport' program April 8. Here's what you need to know.

But don't get rid of your proof of vaccination just yet — you might still need it.
Premier John Horgan says he has COVID but his symptoms are mild

Premier John Horgan says he has COVID but his symptoms are mild

Details about a second booster of the COVID vaccine are expected Tuesday
COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. jump by 47 over the weekend

COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. jump by 47 over the weekend

No data for new COVID-19 deaths will be provided until April 7.
Fourth doses of COVID vaccine are coming to B.C. — but 40% of adults don't even have a third shot

Fourth doses of COVID vaccine are coming to B.C. — but 40% of adults don't even have a third shot

New Westminster's third-dose vaccination rate of 64% is better than B.C.'s 59%.
Lack of mask mandate raises concerns, especially as schools set to resume

Lack of mask mandate raises concerns, especially as schools set to resume

The province has seen a slight uptick in cases of a second COVID-19 Omicron variant since many health orders were relaxed, including one that required masks in indoor public spaces, says a member of the B.C. COVID-19 Modelling Group.
COVID probe on ship, drydock work delay first ship of cruise season

COVID probe on ship, drydock work delay first ship of cruise season

Plans for the inaugural call have been pushed back three days after Princess Cruises opted to put the Caribbean Princess into drydock in Portland for some repairs.
B.C. COVID-19 deaths pass 3,000 threshold

B.C. COVID-19 deaths pass 3,000 threshold

New daily infections reach a four-week high