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B.C. again sets records for COVID-19 hospitalizations, ICU patients, active cases, new vaccinations

B.C. again sets records for COVID-19 hospitalizations, ICU patients, active cases, new vaccinations

Number of people with variant-of-concern infections has declined by 48, to 212.
Henry sends mixed messages on outdoor gatherings ahead of hot weekend

Henry sends mixed messages on outdoor gatherings ahead of hot weekend

B.C. provincial health officer has left a public health order allowing up to 10 people to gather outside while stating, 'Even if we can see people outside of our household, we shouldn’t right now.'
B.C. restaurants in layoff limbo

B.C. restaurants in layoff limbo

"COVID-19 has presented significant challenges for everyone in the restaurant industry."
Limited COVID-19 transmission within B.C. schools: Dr. Bonnie Henry

Limited COVID-19 transmission within B.C. schools: Dr. Bonnie Henry

B.C.'s top doc says most of the cases in the school setting were acquired outside of the school.
North sees COVID shift to northeast

North sees COVID shift to northeast

63,332 vaccinations in Northern Health
COVID-19 cases could hit almost 3,000 a day in B.C. if nothing changes: modelling

COVID-19 cases could hit almost 3,000 a day in B.C. if nothing changes: modelling

More than 1.2 million doses of Pfizer, Moderna or AstraZeneca have been delivered, with 26.7 per cent of British Columbians now vaccinated.
Canada secures 8m more Pfizer doses amid Moderna uncertainty

Canada secures 8m more Pfizer doses amid Moderna uncertainty

Moderna cuts expected delivery of 1.2m doses nearly in half, according to media reports.
New data shows minor transmission of virus in restaurants prior to order banning indoor dining

New data shows minor transmission of virus in restaurants prior to order banning indoor dining

Dr. Bonnie Henry says the number of workplaces clusters outside of the Lower Mainland are "much smaller."
B.C. has seen more 40-59 year olds hospitalized with COVID-19 in recent weeks

B.C. has seen more 40-59 year olds hospitalized with COVID-19 in recent weeks

More than 60 per cent of all new COVID-19 cases in British Columbia are now a variant of concern.
'There's no margin for error right now': Dr. Bonnie Henry outlines importance of COVID-19 restrictions

'There's no margin for error right now': Dr. Bonnie Henry outlines importance of COVID-19 restrictions

"Travelling is what spreads the virus."