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Active COVID-19 infections fall in B.C. in 40th straight data update, to 1,389

Active COVID-19 infections fall in B.C. in 40th straight data update, to 1,389

One more COVID-19 death, and 109 new infections were detected overnight.
Potential border reopening remains in flux as feds extend restrictions to late July

Potential border reopening remains in flux as feds extend restrictions to late July

Officials expected to provide more details about international travel on Monday
B.C. hotels see light at the end of dark COVID-19 tunnel

B.C. hotels see light at the end of dark COVID-19 tunnel

Approximately 80% of British Columbians now feel it's safe to travel to nearby communities.
Dr. Bonnie Henry comments on concerts in the fall in B.C.

Dr. Bonnie Henry comments on concerts in the fall in B.C.

Will the show go on?
B.C.'s Moderna supply ramping up as Pfizer faces 'upcoming challenges'

B.C.'s Moderna supply ramping up as Pfizer faces 'upcoming challenges'

Pfizer doses expected to plunge in early July
COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. hit new seven-month low

COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. hit new seven-month low

Second vaccine doses in B.C. hit a daily record of 57,161 in the past 24 hours.
In-class K-12 instruction will return to 'near normal' by September

In-class K-12 instruction will return to 'near normal' by September

No decision about mask requirements in schools has been made yet.
Provincial extension of patio use includes qathet region businesses, organizations

Provincial extension of patio use includes qathet region businesses, organizations

BC government will accept applications for serving liquor outdoors on permanent basis
BCCDC: One COVID-19 case reported in Powell River from June 6 to 12

BCCDC: One COVID-19 case reported in Powell River from June 6 to 12

Reporting period follows two consecutive weeks with no coronavirus cases
Four more COVID-19 deaths raise B.C. death toll to 1,738

Four more COVID-19 deaths raise B.C. death toll to 1,738

3,454,295 residents have received at least one dose of vaccine since B.C. provided its first dose exactly six months ago.