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Restaurant at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver closes after 3 employees test positive for COVID-19

Restaurant at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver closes after 3 employees test positive for COVID-19

"Fairmont Hotel Vancouver’s first priority is the safety and wellbeing of our employees and guests."
Diners’ private information compromised when left in open

Diners’ private information compromised when left in open

Personal information is solely for contact tracing, not marketing: B.C. privacy commissioner
Hospital cleaning staff waiting for vaccine, part of Phase 2

Hospital cleaning staff waiting for vaccine, part of Phase 2

Dr. Bonnie Henry says the ministry is looking at which jobs are the most at risk for infections and outbreaks.
First 500,000 Covishield vaccine doses en route to Canada

First 500,000 Covishield vaccine doses en route to Canada

Feds say nearly one million COVID-19 vaccine doses from two manufacturers due to arrive this week
Employee at Burnaby McDonald's location tests positive for COVID-19

Employee at Burnaby McDonald's location tests positive for COVID-19

The location of the fast-food chain is not considered a public exposure risk by Fraser Health
B.C. records 1,478 new COVID-19 cases, and eight deaths in past three days

B.C. records 1,478 new COVID-19 cases, and eight deaths in past three days

B.C.'s death toll from the pandemic has risen to 1,363.
Six Vancouver hotels added to list of 'government-approved' quarantine accommodations

Six Vancouver hotels added to list of 'government-approved' quarantine accommodations

Travellers entering Canada by air need to book a hotel for a three-night stay upon arrival.
BCCDC identifies recent Vancouver flights for possible COVID-19 exposure

BCCDC identifies recent Vancouver flights for possible COVID-19 exposure

The list continues to grow on flights passing through B.C.'s largest airport in 2021
B.C. extends gap between vaccine doses to 16 weeks as rollout accelerates

B.C. extends gap between vaccine doses to 16 weeks as rollout accelerates

Younger British Columbians may be able to receive some protection in spring rather than summer
Vancouver grocery and drug store workers among new COVID-19 cases across Lower Mainland

Vancouver grocery and drug store workers among new COVID-19 cases across Lower Mainland

Stores with newly-infected workers are in Vancouver, North Vancouver, Delta, and Surrey.