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B.C. health minister says province will focus on ‘precise’ COVID restrictions

B.C. health minister Adrian Dix says we likely won’t be seeing any sweeping, province-wide, COVID-19 restrictions. With a surge in new cases … more ›

B.C. adds 342 COVID-19 cases, including 32 in Island Health

Even with vaccination rates rising, B.C.’s COVID-19 case count continues to tick upwards. The province saw 342 new cases today, marking the … more ›

‘Walk-in Wednesday’ launches at Island COVID-19 clinics

Today’s the day the government has set aside for a COVID-19 vaccination blitz. ‘Walk-in Wednesday’ kicks off today, with clinics across the … more ›

Dr. Tam: Canada at the start of a Delta-driven fourth wave of COVID-19

Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer says the latest epidemiology and modelling update shows we are at a Delta-driven fourth wave of COVID-19. In … more ›

Delta-driven COVID-19 resurgence possible in Fall, Dr. Tam

Canada may be heading towards a Delta-driven fourth wave of COVID-19.  Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam gave the latest projections … more ›

Ottawa extends several COVID-19 benefits

Ottawa is extending multiple COVID-19 benefits that were set to expire in September. Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland says the wage subsidy and … more ›

Restrictions imposed on Central Okanagan as COVID-19 cases surge

The province is bringing new restrictions to the Central Okanagan, after a dramatic spike in COVID-19 cases. The restrictions will impact Kelowna, … more ›

B.C. adds 150 COVID-19 cases, including three on Vancouver Island

The number of new COVID-19 cases is heading in the wrong direction. B.C. reported 150 new ones today, bringing the total number … more ›

COVID-19 cases in Canada lowest they’ve been in about a year

Canada is set to hit the 66 million COVID-19 vaccine threshold next week In the federal cabinet’s weekly vaccine update, Chief Public … more ›

Four new COVID cases in Island Health region over weekend

B.C. is closing in 81 percent of eligible adults having had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. As of today, … more ›

Nearly half of B.C. adults have had second dose of COVID vaccine

– Files from Brody Langager, Vista Radio B.C. is working towards becoming a fully vaccinated province. According to health officials, 47.7 percent … more ›

Nearly 78 percent of British Columbians have had one dose of COVID vaccine

More good news in B.C.’s fight against COVID-19, as both new and active cases continue their downward trend. B.C. health officials reported … more ›

No new COVID cases reported on Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island is COVID free, or at least it is today. In today’s written update, the province reported no new COVD-19 cases … more ›

‘We have defanged the virus’: Island doc says vaccines lower COVID’s bite

We’re switching from ‘pandemic’ to ‘endemic’. That’s according to North Island medical health officer Dr. Charmaine Enns, as vaccines continue to roll … more ›

VCH reminds Sunshine Coast residents to register for COVID vaccination

Vancouver Coastal Health is reminding Sunshine Coast residents born in 2009 or earlier that they are eligible for a COVID vaccine. VCH … more ›

Over 76 percent of B.C. adults have received a COVID vaccine 

B.C. is on a roll in its efforts to contain COVID-19. The percentage of B.C. adults with at least one dose of … more ›

Nanaimo coffee shop owner says COVID standards will stay after things ‘return to normal’

A Nanaimo coffee shop owner says he’ll be keeping certain hygiene restrictions in place after everything ‘returns to normal’. “Some of them … more ›

B.C. COVID case counts fall below 100 a day

The lifting of some COVID health orders comes as we mark some of the lowest new case numbers we’ve seen in the … more ›

ICBC to issue second COVID-19 rebate

Drivers across the province are getting more money from ICBC. ICBC is issuing a second COVID-19 rebate. This is thanks to lower … more ›

COVID-19 cases in Canada down 80 percent, North reaches major vaccine milestone

Canada’s average COVID-19 daily case count has dropped more than 80 percent since the peak of the third wave. Chief Public Health … more ›