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Tri-Cities COVID-19 cases were second worst in the region last week, but are they slowing?

Tri-Cities COVID-19 cases were second worst in the region last week, but are they slowing?

The ongoing high case count comes amid a surge in schools with COVID-19 exposures and concerns about variants; BC Centre for Disease Control says only Surrey had more cases than the combined region of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody
B.C. COVID-19 deaths spike to 10 in past day

B.C. COVID-19 deaths spike to 10 in past day

The province's death toll from the virus had been trending lower during the past two weeks.
BCCDC flags 14 Vancouver flights exposed to COVID-19

BCCDC flags 14 Vancouver flights exposed to COVID-19

Passengers who travelled aboard these Metro Vancouver flights are encouraged to self-monitor for symptoms
‘Go for it,’ vaccinated Port Coquitlam man advises as seniors 80-plus target of next vaccine roll out

‘Go for it,’ vaccinated Port Coquitlam man advises as seniors 80-plus target of next vaccine roll out

With few reactions and a sense of security, Jim Peacock is glad he got the vaccine that will be distributed to community-based seniors 80 years and older next month
COVID-19 survey seeks vaccinated and unvaccinated participants

COVID-19 survey seeks vaccinated and unvaccinated participants

Doctors are looking to monitor the safety of the doses. Investigators hope to enrol 300,000 participants per vaccine across Canada.
B.C. family frustrated with new hotel quarantine rules

B.C. family frustrated with new hotel quarantine rules

A Kelowna woman says her husband doesn't travel by choice, "it's essential to the survival of our family."
B.C.'s COVID-19 death count stays low, as vaccination roll-out stays slow

B.C.'s COVID-19 death count stays low, as vaccination roll-out stays slow

Two new deaths from the virus were identified overnight after one such death was recorded yesterday.
'They're afraid': Coalition calls for police-free vaccine clinics for B.C.'s undocumented workers

'They're afraid': Coalition calls for police-free vaccine clinics for B.C.'s undocumented workers

270 organizations signed a letter addressed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and all 10 premiers calling for “clear guarantees” and “effective measures” to ensure vaccine access to both migrant farm workers and an estimated 500,000 undocumented people living in Canada
COVID-19 vaccine: ImmunizeBC answers your most burning questions

COVID-19 vaccine: ImmunizeBC answers your most burning questions

How do I get an immunization card? Can I visit my grandparents if they’ve had the vaccine? Answers to these questions and many more.
Dentists, midwives and more approved to assist in B.C. vaccination clinics

Dentists, midwives and more approved to assist in B.C. vaccination clinics

Provincial health officer issues order allowing more professions to help with vaccinations