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B.C. confirms 274 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 12,331

B.C. confirms 274 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 12,331

Health officials are reporting a staggering 274 new cases in the province.
B.C.'s increase in COVID-19 cases not because of election, assures Horgan

B.C.'s increase in COVID-19 cases not because of election, assures Horgan

Weddings, funerals and social gatherings – not the province's general election – are behind B.C.'s second wave of COVID-19, says the BC NDP leader
Safeway employee in Vancouver tests positive for COVID-19

Safeway employee in Vancouver tests positive for COVID-19

On its COVID-19 tracker, the company lists all of the recent positive cases as well as the stores that the employees work at.
Shoppers Drug Mart employees in Vancouver and Surrey test positive for COVID-19

Shoppers Drug Mart employees in Vancouver and Surrey test positive for COVID-19

If you visited either of the affected locations and believe you may have been infected, it is recommended you self-isolate and monitor for symptoms.
B.C. confirms 167 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 11,854

B.C. confirms 167 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 11,854

There have been three new health-care facility outbreaks
171 B.C. doctors, dentists sign letter to City of Vancouver supporting mandatory mask use

171 B.C. doctors, dentists sign letter to City of Vancouver supporting mandatory mask use

The same group previously petitioned the provincial government to adopt a mandatory face-mask policy in August.
COVID-19 case at Costco Richmond unconfirmed by the company

COVID-19 case at Costco Richmond unconfirmed by the company

This was the second notification of a positive COVID-19 case sent out to employees of the retailer's Richmond location.
Dr. Henry says B.C. is in second wave of COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Henry says B.C. is in second wave of COVID-19 pandemic

Plus B.C.'s top doc on anti-maskers and COVID deniers: "Though they may be quite visible, we know that the vast majority of people in B.C. are doing the right thing, and they've done that continuously from the beginning." 
Superstore, Shoppers Drug Mart employees in Surrey test positive for COVID-19

Superstore, Shoppers Drug Mart employees in Surrey test positive for COVID-19

“Generally, the risk to our customers remains low, due to the physical distancing and sanitization measures that have been in place in our stores for months," says the corporate head office.
B.C. confirms 499 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 11,687

B.C. confirms 499 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 11,687

There has been on new community outbreak at J & L Beef Ltd.