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New B.C. COVID-19 cases spike to near-four-week high

New B.C. COVID-19 cases spike to near-four-week high

Active infections rise more than 8% in past week, to 692.
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations at 10-month low

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations at 10-month low

Number of those in hospital with the disease fell by 11 over the weekend, to 49.
Visitor restrictions at B.C.'s long-term care homes have lifted

Visitor restrictions at B.C.'s long-term care homes have lifted

Checking in with greeters during visiting hours, presenting proof of vaccination, and wearing a mask when travelling through common areas of the care home will still be required.
B.C. administers six millionth COVID-19 dose

B.C. administers six millionth COVID-19 dose

79.5% of the province's eligible population has now been vaccinated.
New COVID-19 cases in B.C. highest in a week

New COVID-19 cases in B.C. highest in a week

One new COVID-19 death breaks province's streak of six days without such a death.
B.C. goes six days without a COVID-19 death

B.C. goes six days without a COVID-19 death

Province also sees serious COVID-19 infections continue to decline.
B.C. goes five days without a COVID-19 death

B.C. goes five days without a COVID-19 death

The last time B.C. went a longer time without such a death was last August.
Coronavirus tracked in human waste

Coronavirus tracked in human waste

Researchers find COVID-19 concentrations in sewage in high case areas
More than two million British Columbians now fully vaccinated

More than two million British Columbians now fully vaccinated

No COVID-19 deaths in B.C. recorded in the past four days.
B.C. free from COVID-19 deaths, outbreaks over 24 hours

B.C. free from COVID-19 deaths, outbreaks over 24 hours

New-infection rate falls; nearly 80% of British Columbians now vaccinated at least once.