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Daily COVID-19 death count in B.C. most in a year

Daily COVID-19 death count in B.C. most in a year

B.C. had 15 deaths from COVID-19 in the past day.
Metro Vancouver hospital security guard speaks out about anti-mask, anti-vaccine patients

Metro Vancouver hospital security guard speaks out about anti-mask, anti-vaccine patients

He describes incidents of verbal and physical abuse, and other disruptive behaviours
The BCCDC changed its guidance of self-isolation and managing COVID-19. Here's what to know.

The BCCDC changed its guidance of self-isolation and managing COVID-19. Here's what to know.

The agency made sweeping changes to its COVID-19 guidance this week.
Weekly Tri-City COVID-19 local cases drop by 65%. Has Omicron hit its peak?

Weekly Tri-City COVID-19 local cases drop by 65%. Has Omicron hit its peak?

Dr. Bonnie Henry predicted the plateau not long ago as regional infections went down significantly a second straight week.
Study finds that 27% of Canadians support jail time for the unvaccinated

Study finds that 27% of Canadians support jail time for the unvaccinated

More than half of Canadians responded they do not have any sympathy for the unvaccinated if they become ill or die from COVID-19
COVID-19 outbreak declared after 15 test positive at Coquitlam's Lakeshore Care Centre

COVID-19 outbreak declared after 15 test positive at Coquitlam's Lakeshore Care Centre

It's the site of what was the deadliest outbreak of the virus in a Tri-City long-term care home thus far.
Mom turned away from Coquitlam testing clinic says 'exclusive' policies keeping people in the dark about COVID-19 cases

Mom turned away from Coquitlam testing clinic says 'exclusive' policies keeping people in the dark about COVID-19 cases

No drop-ins despite sharp drop in Tri-City COVID-19 cases, Fraser Health adheres to strict policies requiring appointments for testing
Nearly 20% of Tri-City kids are absent from school — but not all are sick

Nearly 20% of Tri-City kids are absent from school — but not all are sick

Strict adherence to daily health checks, isolation due to exposure, COVID-19 symptoms or squeamishness about returning to school may be keeping kids home.
COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. hit record 895

COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. hit record 895

COVID-19 hospitalizations have been at record levels in each of the past five data updates.
Nearly 35% of eligible Tri-City residents inoculated with third COVID-19 vaccine dose

Nearly 35% of eligible Tri-City residents inoculated with third COVID-19 vaccine dose

That's an increase of almost 10 per cent in the latest seven-day period compared to 14 per cent over the previous four weeks.