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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Local News

COVID-19 infections in B.C. surpass 60,000, as hospitalizations fall

COVID-19 infections in B.C. surpass 60,000, as hospitalizations fall

Hospitalizations are at a three-week low; ICU residency at lowest level in seven weeks
'Just hold on, the vaccine is coming': widow recounts husband's final days at Coquitlam care home

'Just hold on, the vaccine is coming': widow recounts husband's final days at Coquitlam care home

Kate Cochlan’s husband, Trevor Nash, passed away at Lakeshore Care Centre on Dec. 29 of COVID-19 complications.
B.C. could see 5,000 cases a day by March due to U.K. variant: SFU researcher

B.C. could see 5,000 cases a day by March due to U.K. variant: SFU researcher

By Jan. 14, four cases of the U.K. variant have been found in B.C.; researchers say as few as 20 could signal the variant is on a path to dominate the province, prompting a call to tighten border security and surveillance of returning travellers
‘Bleeding to death’: Vancouver arts venues speak up against 'punishing' COVID restrictions

‘Bleeding to death’: Vancouver arts venues speak up against 'punishing' COVID restrictions

Vancouver based cinemas, theatres and art galleries are trying to get the ear of Provincial Health Officer Bonnie Henry to lift restrictions
Potential COVID-19 exposure at Nook's Kitsilano location, says VCH

Potential COVID-19 exposure at Nook's Kitsilano location, says VCH

Nook's Yew Street location is scheduled to reopen for dine-in and take-out Friday. The eatery temporarily closed this month after three of its staff members tested positive for COVID-19.
Director of UBC's school of public health resigns after vacationing abroad

Director of UBC's school of public health resigns after vacationing abroad

Dr. Peter Berman apologized earlier this month after it was discovered he travelled to Hawaii amid COVID-19 restrictions
Worker at Vancouver Safeway store tests positive for COVID-19

Worker at Vancouver Safeway store tests positive for COVID-19

An employee at a Safeway grocery store in Vancouver's West End neighbourhood has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Canada's Pfizer vaccine deliveries reduced 'for short period'

Canada's Pfizer vaccine deliveries reduced 'for short period'

Ottawa believes Pfizer will ultimately deliver committed doses by end of March
CARTOON: Dog's are the world's biggest anti-vaxxers

CARTOON: Dog's are the world's biggest anti-vaxxers

Prince George MLA, Interim Liberal leader urging B.C. to tap into COVID-19 rapid-test stockpile for care-home use

Prince George MLA, Interim Liberal leader urging B.C. to tap into COVID-19 rapid-test stockpile for care-home use