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Coquitlam elementary flagged in district's first COVID-19 exposure of 2021

Coquitlam elementary flagged in district's first COVID-19 exposure of 2021

Meadowbrook elementary, located at 900 Sharpe Street, has been flagged for a coronavirus exposure on Jan. 4 and 5.
B.C. extends ban social gatherings until Feb. 5 as COVID-19 cases trend up

B.C. extends ban social gatherings until Feb. 5 as COVID-19 cases trend up

British Columbia recorded another 761 cases and eight deaths, according to provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry Thursday.
B.C. gets 761 new COVID-19 infections – the highest daily count since November

B.C. gets 761 new COVID-19 infections – the highest daily count since November

Provincial health officer Bonnie Henry warns that cases are starting to trend upward
Focus of vaccinations will remain on seniors, care workers for ‘next week or two’

Focus of vaccinations will remain on seniors, care workers for ‘next week or two’

More than 40,000 British Columbians vaccinated so far
COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. hit all-time high as vaccinations ramp up

COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. hit all-time high as vaccinations ramp up

Another 5,456 British Columbians have been vaccinated for the virus in the past day
Churches breaking pandemic rules 'don't speak for us', says Coquitlam pastor

Churches breaking pandemic rules 'don't speak for us', says Coquitlam pastor

Coquitlam pastor among 38 B.C. church leaders who have signed a letter saying they are “deeply disappointed” in faith leaders who have criticized and flouted health orders to stem the transmission fo the coronavirus
COVID-19 vaccine delivery delays: 4 of 5 B.C. health authorities have used up their supplies

COVID-19 vaccine delivery delays: 4 of 5 B.C. health authorities have used up their supplies

“The only limit, really, to the immunization campaign is the amount of vaccine we have,” said B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix.
Wait to complete all surgeries delayed due to COVID-19 could take 22 months in B.C.

Wait to complete all surgeries delayed due to COVID-19 could take 22 months in B.C.

90% of those who had surgery postponed during the first wave of the pandemic have now had surgery, government says
Vaccines roll out at Vancouver care home decimated by COVID-19 deaths

Vaccines roll out at Vancouver care home decimated by COVID-19 deaths

Little Mountain Place has seen 41 deaths, 169 total infections
B.C. records 428 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest total in a week

B.C. records 428 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest total in a week

Extent of the virus in the province is abating despite the recent holiday season