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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.
B.C. records no new COVID-19 deaths; serious infections subside

B.C. records no new COVID-19 deaths; serious infections subside

Number of those in intensive care units with the disease are at a level not seen since November 7.
Feds eyeing 'phased approach' to vaccine passports, loosened border restrictions

Feds eyeing 'phased approach' to vaccine passports, loosened border restrictions

Border re-entry may undergo further changes this summer, says minister
New COVID-19 cases in B.C. plunge to 68 in past day

New COVID-19 cases in B.C. plunge to 68 in past day

Hospitalizations, ICU patients, active infections are all at months lows.
B.C. tax evasion steady through pandemic

B.C. tax evasion steady through pandemic

CRA finds more money per audit of both real estate and income taxes during pandemic but conducted fewer than half the number of assessments than in 2019-20.
Dr. Bonnie Henry comments on when British Columbians may get their second doses of vaccine

Dr. Bonnie Henry comments on when British Columbians may get their second doses of vaccine

"It's shown that if you have a slightly longer interval, you're getting stronger and longer-lasting protection."
Dr. Bonnie Henry says increase in COVID-19 cases is 'likely' during B.C.'s restart plan

Dr. Bonnie Henry says increase in COVID-19 cases is 'likely' during B.C.'s restart plan

Henry said that it is "likely we will see an increase in numbers of people infected with the virus."
B.C. charts different path from U.K. on containing Delta variant

B.C. charts different path from U.K. on containing Delta variant

Young British Columbians have much higher vaccination rates than do counterparts in the U.K.: Bonnie Henry
Everything to know about B.C.'s new guidance on travel in the province

Everything to know about B.C.'s new guidance on travel in the province

The B.C.-wide ban on non-essential travel has been lifted