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COVID-19 cases up slightly on North Shore

COVID-19 cases up slightly on North Shore

Hospitalizations are down in Vancouver Coastal Health, while the number of COVID-19 patients in critical care remains stable.
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations fall amid period of 'relative ease'

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations fall amid period of 'relative ease'

Health experts still warn of possible summer and fall COVID-19 waves.
Vaccine hesitancy among immigrants increases risk of health disparities

Vaccine hesitancy among immigrants increases risk of health disparities

Migrants rights organization combats vaccine hesitancy by advocating for all migrants regardless of status.
Washington State offers COVID-19 booster loophole for older B.C. adults

Washington State offers COVID-19 booster loophole for older B.C. adults

Some Canadians age 50 to 70 are seeking a second COVID-19 booster in Washington State.
B.C. government gives libraries $8-million boost for COVID relief

B.C. government gives libraries $8-million boost for COVID relief

Public libraries across B.C. will receive $8 million in COVID-19 recovery funding, Municipal Affairs Minister Nathan Cullen announced Tuesday.
Second Omicron wave has peaked: B.C. COVID-19 Modelling Group

Second Omicron wave has peaked: B.C. COVID-19 Modelling Group

“What we are seeing — which is great news — is signs that the BA.2 wave is declining."
COVID-19 cases remain in holding pattern on North Shore

COVID-19 cases remain in holding pattern on North Shore

Wastewater concentrations of the virus have increased at the North Shore's Lions Gate sewage treatment plant.
'Managed to clean my hands enough': Dr. Bonnie Henry under fire for controversial comment

'Managed to clean my hands enough': Dr. Bonnie Henry under fire for controversial comment

British Columbians are expressing frustration with the provincial health officer for a remark she made this week.
The symptoms of COVID-19 appear to be changing. Here's what to look for

The symptoms of COVID-19 appear to be changing. Here's what to look for

More people are reporting different symptoms of the virus.
COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. highest since February

COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. highest since February

Province has 46 more COVID-19 patients in hospitals than it had a week ago