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Diners’ private information compromised when left in open

Diners’ private information compromised when left in open

Personal information is solely for contact tracing, not marketing: B.C. privacy commissioner
Hospital cleaning staff waiting for vaccine, part of Phase 2

Hospital cleaning staff waiting for vaccine, part of Phase 2

Dr. Bonnie Henry says the ministry is looking at which jobs are the most at risk for infections and outbreaks.
First 500,000 Covishield vaccine doses en route to Canada

First 500,000 Covishield vaccine doses en route to Canada

Feds say nearly one million COVID-19 vaccine doses from two manufacturers due to arrive this week
B.C. records 1,478 new COVID-19 cases, and eight deaths in past three days

B.C. records 1,478 new COVID-19 cases, and eight deaths in past three days

B.C.'s death toll from the pandemic has risen to 1,363.
B.C. extends gap between vaccine doses to 16 weeks as rollout accelerates

B.C. extends gap between vaccine doses to 16 weeks as rollout accelerates

Younger British Columbians may be able to receive some protection in spring rather than summer
Number of British Columbians monitored for COVID-19 rises to seven-week high

Number of British Columbians monitored for COVID-19 rises to seven-week high

Seven more COVID-19-related deaths brings death toll from virus in B.C. to 1,355.
Dr. Bonnie Henry calls anti-mask rhetoric, threats 'incredibly challenging'

Dr. Bonnie Henry calls anti-mask rhetoric, threats 'incredibly challenging'

Health Minister Adrian Dix urging a more respectful debate
Second vaccine doses exceed first doses as shipments ramp up

Second vaccine doses exceed first doses as shipments ramp up

Second doses have been delayed for weeks amid ongoing vaccine shortages
B.C. COVID-19 deaths spike to 10 in past day

B.C. COVID-19 deaths spike to 10 in past day

The province's death toll from the virus had been trending lower during the past two weeks.
BCCDC flags 14 Vancouver flights exposed to COVID-19

BCCDC flags 14 Vancouver flights exposed to COVID-19

Passengers who travelled aboard these Metro Vancouver flights are encouraged to self-monitor for symptoms