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COVID-19 linked to 18 more deaths as B.C. averaged nearly 1,100 new cases per day on the weekend

COVID-19 linked to 18 more deaths as B.C. averaged nearly 1,100 new cases per day on the weekend

Northern Health added 125 lab-confirmed infections since Friday (April 9), one new death
B.C. to target specific neighbourhoods for COVID-19 vaccinations

B.C. to target specific neighbourhoods for COVID-19 vaccinations

Decision comes as some communities have been hit hard by surge in cases
Speech from the Throne: B.C. to focus on inclusive, innovative post-pandemic recovery

Speech from the Throne: B.C. to focus on inclusive, innovative post-pandemic recovery

Government's first priority will remain managing the pandemic and ensuring British Columbians' health and safety
Prince George's Duchess Park Secondary warned of post-spring break COVID-19 exposure event

Prince George's Duchess Park Secondary warned of post-spring break COVID-19 exposure event

Northern Health cites April 6 as the exposure date
Northern Health has recorded nearly 20 COVID-19 variant-of-concern cases, includes one P.1

Northern Health has recorded nearly 20 COVID-19 variant-of-concern cases, includes one P.1

More than 4,100 seen in B.C. to date
B.C. parents react to health order excluding schools from workplaces

B.C. parents react to health order excluding schools from workplaces

"I go to 'work' every day in a 'place' - a school. But this is not a 'workplace' - can you please explain this?"
B.C. records 1,262 additional COVID-19 cases, two more deaths

B.C. records 1,262 additional COVID-19 cases, two more deaths

A total of 15,673 are currently under active public health monitoring
'A light in the pandemic', why a Coquitlam man sings O Canada nightly for a year (VIDEO)

'A light in the pandemic', why a Coquitlam man sings O Canada nightly for a year (VIDEO)

Adam Turpin usually sings with a choir, now this Coquitlam man sings alone as he tries to boost the spirits of frontline workers with a powerful rendition of O Canada
Prince George pharmacies named in B.C. AstraZeneca rollout for 55-65 year olds

Prince George pharmacies named in B.C. AstraZeneca rollout for 55-65 year olds

10 northern-capital locations participating in program
Prince George post-secondaries receiving more than $753K in emergency student supports amid COVID-19

Prince George post-secondaries receiving more than $753K in emergency student supports amid COVID-19

B.C. grants UNBC, CNC financial help to mitigate pandemic struggles