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B.C.'s daily tally of new COVID-19 cases dips to low not seen since April 1

B.C.'s daily tally of new COVID-19 cases dips to low not seen since April 1

Tougher travel restrictions ‘on the table’ as B.C. extends state of emergency

Tougher travel restrictions ‘on the table’ as B.C. extends state of emergency

The B.C. government has once again extended its state of emergency as officials contemplate imposing tougher COVID-19 restrictions on the province.
Lions Gate Hospital faces pressure as COVID hospitalizations mount

Lions Gate Hospital faces pressure as COVID hospitalizations mount

Two units at North Shore now dedicated to COVID patients; some elective surgeries in VCH cancelled Monday
Fast-spreading COVID-19 variant P. 1 'worrisome' for B.C.

Fast-spreading COVID-19 variant P. 1 'worrisome' for B.C.

Earlier this month, the province had 87.7% of all known P.1 cases countrywide
Grant-application process now open for B.C. businesses impacted by COVID-19 'circuit breaker'

Grant-application process now open for B.C. businesses impacted by COVID-19 'circuit breaker'

Funding could provide up to $10,000 for businesses of any size
Canada on track to accept Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine amid blood clot concerns

Canada on track to accept Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine amid blood clot concerns

Six cases of blood clots possibly linked to 6.8m doses administered.
B.C. schools will remain open in the face of COVID's third wave

B.C. schools will remain open in the face of COVID's third wave

On the heels of news that Ontario is shutting down in-class instruction, Dr. Bonnie Henry says keeping B.C.'s schools open remains a priority
Spring break COVID-19 exposure at Howe Sound Secondary

Spring break COVID-19 exposure at Howe Sound Secondary

Three people were asked to self-monitor, says SD48.
B.C. to target specific neighbourhoods for COVID-19 vaccinations

B.C. to target specific neighbourhoods for COVID-19 vaccinations

Decision comes as some communities have been hit hard by surge in cases
COVID-19 claims 18 lives since Friday

COVID-19 claims 18 lives since Friday

More than 3,000 new infections since Friday