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13 die from COVID-19 in B.C. in past day

13 die from COVID-19 in B.C. in past day

Province has not identified so many deaths in a 24-hour period since early February.
Constitutional challenge mounted against B.C. vaccine passports

Constitutional challenge mounted against B.C. vaccine passports

Health issues prevent vaccination, women claim.
Serious COVID-19 infections keep rising across B.C.

Serious COVID-19 infections keep rising across B.C.

Nine more die from COVID-19; hospitalizations highest since May.
B.C. announces further COVID-19 restrictions to curb transmission in Northern Health

B.C. announces further COVID-19 restrictions to curb transmission in Northern Health

58 critically ill people airlifted out of the hospitals in the north
Safety alert: Canada-wide recall issued for hand sanitizer due to 'health risks'

Safety alert: Canada-wide recall issued for hand sanitizer due to 'health risks'

Hand sanitizer containing elevated levels of acetaldehyde may increase the risk of cancer.
New Westminster saw 56 new cases of COVID-19 last week

New Westminster saw 56 new cases of COVID-19 last week

That number shows a slight upward trend over the past month, when the city plateaued at between 45 and 50 cases weekly
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations at new high since May

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations at new high since May

Four more pandemic-related deaths bring province's COVID-19 death toll to 2,033
What B.C. residents need to know about COVID-19 testing when the U.S. border opens

What B.C. residents need to know about COVID-19 testing when the U.S. border opens

Your trip across the border might end up costing you a pretty penny 💸
COVID vaccination rates stall in New Westminster

COVID vaccination rates stall in New Westminster

New West remains among B.C.'s leaders, with 86% of the eligible population fully vaccinated. But that number isn't climbing.
New West school board awaiting provincial direction on mandatory vaccination

New West school board awaiting provincial direction on mandatory vaccination

Trustees agree time is of the essence but say acting in advance of B.C. guidance could cause more problems than it solves