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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Local News

Vaccine plan in Point Roberts could accelerate border re-opening

Vaccine plan in Point Roberts could accelerate border re-opening

Fire chief in regular contact with Whatcom County health officials to get COVID-19 vaccine to isolated US community
A mobile morgue unit has been deployed in the Lower Mainland

A mobile morgue unit has been deployed in the Lower Mainland

There have been over 1,000 deaths from COVID-19 in B.C., and the province's overdose death toll surpassed 1,500 in 2020. 
B.C. sees 12 more COVID-19 deaths, as number of active infections keeps falling

B.C. sees 12 more COVID-19 deaths, as number of active infections keeps falling

Province detected 519 new infections in the past 24 hours
B.C. health minister 'very disappointed' over vaccine queue jumper allegations

B.C. health minister 'very disappointed' over vaccine queue jumper allegations

'It’s not like we’re going off-script entirely. But that has happened in a small number of cases,” said provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry in response to questions that the wrong people were getting called in for immunizations
COVID-19: B.C. now expecting 2.6m vaccine doses this spring

COVID-19: B.C. now expecting 2.6m vaccine doses this spring

Province also names Vancouver’s former city manager to lead vaccination efforts
COVID-19: Another staff member tests positive at Vancouver care home hit by 41 deaths

COVID-19: Another staff member tests positive at Vancouver care home hit by 41 deaths

Two residents from Little Mountain Place are in hospital
Doctors, nurses call on B.C. to test surgical, emergency patients for COVID-19

Doctors, nurses call on B.C. to test surgical, emergency patients for COVID-19

Testing patients for COVID-19 could reduce hospital outbreaks in British Columbia as cases rise.
REPORT: J.T. Miller and Jordie Benn are quarantined according to NHL's COVID-19 protocol

REPORT: J.T. Miller and Jordie Benn are quarantined according to NHL's COVID-19 protocol

The Canucks will start the season without last season's leading scorer.
Active COVID-19 cases in B.C. keep falling, as new vaccinations slow down

Active COVID-19 cases in B.C. keep falling, as new vaccinations slow down

Only 2,392 new vaccinations have been provided in the past two days, according to the government
Vancouver Coastal Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at Mount Saint Joseph Hospital

Vancouver Coastal Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at Mount Saint Joseph Hospital

"Outbreaks occur when infected people, including patients, staff, volunteers, contracted workers and visitors, come to our hospitals and others become infected."