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COVID-19 takes 13 more B.C. lives; death toll up to 2,109

COVID-19 takes 13 more B.C. lives; death toll up to 2,109

There has not been a higher daily COVID-19 death count in B.C. since February.
Everything B.C. residents need to know about Canada's vaccine passport for travel

Everything B.C. residents need to know about Canada's vaccine passport for travel

Find out everything from what information will be stored in it to how it will be checked and more. ✈️
B.C. passes 200,000 COVID-19 infections

B.C. passes 200,000 COVID-19 infections

Nearly 96.3% of all those known to be infected in B.C. are deemed recovered.
Ottawa replacing wage, rent subsidies for businesses with $7.4B in 'targeted measures'

Ottawa replacing wage, rent subsidies for businesses with $7.4B in 'targeted measures'

Broader subsidy programs still set to expire this week.
Feds unveil vaccine passport for international travel

Feds unveil vaccine passport for international travel

No date yet for the launch of new vaccine passport.
Richmond council to consider vaccine mandate for city staff, politicians

Richmond council to consider vaccine mandate for city staff, politicians

Vaccine coverage in Richmond ranges from 83 per cent to 89 per cent.
Active COVID-19 infections in B.C. fall to nine-week low

Active COVID-19 infections in B.C. fall to nine-week low

Serious infections recede but another six die from the disease.
Health authority takes over Vancouver care home ravaged by 41 COVID-19 deaths

Health authority takes over Vancouver care home ravaged by 41 COVID-19 deaths

Vancouver Coastal Health also secures Adanac Park Lodge, Little Mountain Court
5,500 health-care workers in B.C. unvaccinated a week before mandate goes into effect

5,500 health-care workers in B.C. unvaccinated a week before mandate goes into effect

Along with the mandate for staff, visitors to acute-care settings like hospitals will have to be fully vaccinated by Oct. 26.
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations reach new five-month high

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations reach new five-month high

B.C.'s existing and emergency hospital beds are 80.2% occupied.