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COVID-19: Canada signs deal with Pfizer for 65m booster doses over two years

COVID-19: Canada signs deal with Pfizer for 65m booster doses over two years

Ottawa has the option to order up to 90m more doses in the coming years
British Columbians aged 60+ invited to book COVID-19 vaccine appointments

British Columbians aged 60+ invited to book COVID-19 vaccine appointments

More than 1.4 million British Columbians have received their first vaccine dose as of Thursday.
Vaccine update: B.C. ‘working on’ plan for second doses amid AstraZeneca shortage

Vaccine update: B.C. ‘working on’ plan for second doses amid AstraZeneca shortage

B.C. will run out of its AstraZeneca supply in the coming week, says health minister
Dr. Bonnie Henry addresses 'double mutant' COVID-19 variant now in B.C.

Dr. Bonnie Henry addresses 'double mutant' COVID-19 variant now in B.C.

The "double mutant" variant was first identified in India.
COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. top 500 for first time; surgeries postponed

COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. top 500 for first time; surgeries postponed

Non-urgent surgeries will be postponed in nine hospitals across the Lower Mainland for the next weeks.
B.C. store bans anyone who has received COVID-19 vaccine

B.C. store bans anyone who has received COVID-19 vaccine

The Kelowna businessman made headlines earlier this year for posting a "no face masks allowed" sign.
'You're fighting for air': COVID-19 patients have a message for you

'You're fighting for air': COVID-19 patients have a message for you

As COVID-19 numbers in B.C. continue to rise, people testing positive say they're concerned others aren't taking the virus seriously.
Province plans random checks at ferry terminals for non-essential travel

Province plans random checks at ferry terminals for non-essential travel

Those who travel between health authorities for non-essential reasons will be fined, although the amount has not been disclosed.
New B.C. travel restrictions will not separate Vancouver Coastal and Fraser Health regions

New B.C. travel restrictions will not separate Vancouver Coastal and Fraser Health regions

No roadblocks will be set up between the Vancouver Coastal and Fraser Health regions.
COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. hit record high, as new infections plateau

COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. hit record high, as new infections plateau

Number of those actively battling COVID-19 infections has fallen to the lowest number in two weeks.