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Seven new COVID-19 deaths push B.C. death toll to 1,873

Seven new COVID-19 deaths push B.C. death toll to 1,873

ICU wards see decline in COVID-19 patients for first time since August 25
The Mu variant is here in B.C. Here's what you need to know.

The Mu variant is here in B.C. Here's what you need to know.

Is the Mu variant as much of a risk to B.C. residents as the Delta?
Unvaccinated COVID-19 patients fill B.C. hospitals

Unvaccinated COVID-19 patients fill B.C. hospitals

B.C. has 288 COVID-19 patients in hospitals – highest count since May 28
B.C. health minister defends COVID vax order for health-care workers

B.C. health minister defends COVID vax order for health-care workers

All B.C. health-care workers must be vaccinated by Oct. 26.
'It works!': Vancouverites share their first experiences using the BC Vaccine Card

'It works!': Vancouverites share their first experiences using the BC Vaccine Card

"Just showed my vax card for the first time and my local pub. They have turned away 10 people today so far," said a local.
Here's how to prepare your pet for the post-pandemic office return

Here's how to prepare your pet for the post-pandemic office return

As the pandemic situation continues to evolve and people return to office work, UBC has some suggestions for pet owners.
Here are the City of Vancouver facilities requiring proof of vaccination, masks still mandatory

Here are the City of Vancouver facilities requiring proof of vaccination, masks still mandatory

Entry to buildings like City Hall, libraries, and recreation centres does not require proof of vaccination
'They have no choice in this': Henry urges people not to get frustrated with employees checking vaccine status

'They have no choice in this': Henry urges people not to get frustrated with employees checking vaccine status

The BC Vaccine Card program is now in effect.
B.C. ICUs most filled since May; 87% are unvaccinated

B.C. ICUs most filled since May; 87% are unvaccinated

Only 14.2% of eligible British Columbians now unvaccinated
Dr. Bonnie Henry comments on third COVID-19 vaccine dose for some B.C. residents

Dr. Bonnie Henry comments on third COVID-19 vaccine dose for some B.C. residents

The people in this first group will receive a text notifying them to go into any clinic in B.C. to get their third dose this week.