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Active COVID-19 infections in B.C. rise to seven-week high

Active COVID-19 infections in B.C. rise to seven-week high

Health officials are closely monitoring 8,659 people for symptoms because of possible infections – the highest total in almost eight weeks.
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Special report: How to schedule more than four million vaccinations in B.C.
B.C. casino operators unsure when they'll be able to reopen

B.C. casino operators unsure when they'll be able to reopen

Conversations with provincial health officer, WorkSafeBC and casino operators 'very positive'
Port Coquitlam high school suspends in-person classes after variant found

Port Coquitlam high school suspends in-person classes after variant found

In a letter sent from the school to parents, the school's principal wrote a “significant number” of students and staff were told to self-isolate and “severe staffing constraints” would make it difficult to manage in-class instruction
B.C. residents will not be able to select their preferred version of the COVID-19 vaccine

B.C. residents will not be able to select their preferred version of the COVID-19 vaccine

AstraZeneca was recently approved, but not recommended for 65 years and older
Feds mull advancing vaccine timeline after new recommendations

Feds mull advancing vaccine timeline after new recommendations

National Advisory Committee on Immunization is now recommending provinces consider expanding interval between first and second doses
Coquitlam T&T Supermarket hit with COVID-19 again

Coquitlam T&T Supermarket hit with COVID-19 again

A popular Asian grocery store at Coquitlam Centre has had a worker test positive for COVID-19.
British Columbia's vaccination plan leaves little 'room for error'

British Columbia's vaccination plan leaves little 'room for error'

Glacier Media special report: How the province aims to immunize 4.3 million British Columbians by the end of September.
Sex and COVID-19: BCCDC releases findings of sexual health services survey

Sex and COVID-19: BCCDC releases findings of sexual health services survey

In the first phase of the pandemic, 65 per cent of British Columbian respondents worried about getting COVID-19 during sexual encounters
Coquitlam records 'historical' year for construction

Coquitlam records 'historical' year for construction

Coquitlam ended 2020 with a “historical record” in development and construction despite the financial hardships facing the world during the pandemic.