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Fake COVID-19 vaccine cards are being sold on the 'dark web.' How will Canada verify the real ones?

Fake COVID-19 vaccine cards are being sold on the 'dark web.' How will Canada verify the real ones?

"Some travellers may attempt to use fraudulent documentation when seeking entry to Canada."
B.C. death toll from COVID-19 rises by two, to 1,749

B.C. death toll from COVID-19 rises by two, to 1,749

Hospitalizations return to a level not seen since November 6.
'We need to be very alert': Three UBC experts address threat of new 'delta plus' variant in B.C.

'We need to be very alert': Three UBC experts address threat of new 'delta plus' variant in B.C.

South of the border, Dr. Fauci said that "the delta variant is currently the greatest threat in the U.S. in our attempt to eliminate COVID-19."
Three more die from COVID-19 in B.C.; vaccination second-doses soar

Three more die from COVID-19 in B.C.; vaccination second-doses soar

Active COVID-19 infections in B.C. fall to low not seen since August 31.
BCCDC: No COVID-19 cases reported in Powell River from June 13 to 19

BCCDC: No COVID-19 cases reported in Powell River from June 13 to 19

Reporting period follows previous week with one coronavirus case
New and active COVID-19 infections stay low in B.C.

New and active COVID-19 infections stay low in B.C.

One more death raises B.C.'s pandemic death toll to 1,744.
1.1 million people now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in B.C.

1.1 million people now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in B.C.

Seventy-six per cent of those age 12 and up have had a first dose. The province's goal is to reach more than 80 per cent with first doses by mid-July.
B.C. intake of AstraZeneca vaccine on decline following NACI recommendations

B.C. intake of AstraZeneca vaccine on decline following NACI recommendations

Doses administered have fallen from 6,000 daily to 4,000 over the past week
B.C. records 56 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths in past day

B.C. records 56 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths in past day

77.7% of B.C. adults now said to be vaccinated with at least one dose.
'Unfair': Canadians react to new exemption for fully vaccinated travellers

'Unfair': Canadians react to new exemption for fully vaccinated travellers

Children will still need to quarantine