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B.C. government’s pandemic review a 'sham,' expert says

B.C. government’s pandemic review a 'sham,' expert says

Bad public health policy helped propel each wave of COVID-19, says a retired emergency room physician.
Baby medevaced out of B.C. First Nation as COVID-19 cases surge

Baby medevaced out of B.C. First Nation as COVID-19 cases surge

The number of cases in the central coast community of Klemtu has surged in recent weeks, worrying residents and sending at least one baby to hospital on a helicopter.
B.C. changes visiting rules at seniors' care homes as COVID-19 wanes

B.C. changes visiting rules at seniors' care homes as COVID-19 wanes

Here's why travellers to Canada who test positive for COVID-19 have to quarantine for double the time than B.C. requires

Here's why travellers to Canada who test positive for COVID-19 have to quarantine for double the time than B.C. requires

If you contract COVID-19 in B.C. and are fully vaccinated you only need to isolate for five days.
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations fall below 300

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations fall below 300

Seven COVID-19 deaths raise province's pandemic death toll to 2,960.
No quarantine for travellers if you're randomly picked for a COVID-19 test when entering Canada

No quarantine for travellers if you're randomly picked for a COVID-19 test when entering Canada

Canada has officially dropped mandatory testing for COVID-19 at its borders, but will still carry out random tests
COVID-19 numbers in qathet region drop to single digits

COVID-19 numbers in qathet region drop to single digits

Report of four cases from March 6 to 12 follows previous week with 17
B.C. has eight COVID-19 deaths in past day

B.C. has eight COVID-19 deaths in past day

Number of COVID-19 patients in B.C. hospitals continues to decline.
B.C. government launches review of pandemic response

B.C. government launches review of pandemic response

British Columbians have until April 20 to submit their feedback about how they have been affected by the government's response to the pandemic. 
Canada is dropping the COVID-19 testing requirement for fully vaccinated travellers

Canada is dropping the COVID-19 testing requirement for fully vaccinated travellers

The federal government will make an announcement tomorrow.