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B.C. could see 5,000 cases a day by March due to U.K. variant: SFU researcher

B.C. could see 5,000 cases a day by March due to U.K. variant: SFU researcher

By Jan. 14, four cases of the U.K. variant have been found in B.C.; researchers say as few as 20 could signal the variant is on a path to dominate the province, prompting a call to tighten border security and surveillance of returning travellers
B.C. records nine new COVID-19 deaths, Northern Health adds 49 cases

B.C. records nine new COVID-19 deaths, Northern Health adds 49 cases

Northern Health has a recorded total of 2,745 cases
Four active COVID-19 cases at Site C in northern B.C. following two new infections

Four active COVID-19 cases at Site C in northern B.C. following two new infections

BC Hydro reporting 36 infections since March 2020, no outbreak in place
Canada's Pfizer vaccine deliveries reduced 'for short period'

Canada's Pfizer vaccine deliveries reduced 'for short period'

Ottawa believes Pfizer will ultimately deliver committed doses by end of March
Fourth COVID-19 exposure event reported for Prince George Secondary

Fourth COVID-19 exposure event reported for Prince George Secondary

PGSS students, staff may have come in contact Jan. 6-7
Prince George MLA, Interim Liberal leader urging B.C. to tap into COVID-19 rapid-test stockpile for care-home use

Prince George MLA, Interim Liberal leader urging B.C. to tap into COVID-19 rapid-test stockpile for care-home use

First South African COVID-19 variant found in B.C.

First South African COVID-19 variant found in B.C.

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control has identified the province’s first case of the South African variant of the coronavirus, announced provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry Thursday.
B.C. seniors advocate launches review into province's deadliest outbreaks

B.C. seniors advocate launches review into province's deadliest outbreaks

B.C.’s senior advocate is launching a review into some of the most deadly COVID-19 outbreaks in the province’s long-term care sector.
Daily COVID-19 vaccinations jump as more doses arrive in B.C.

Daily COVID-19 vaccinations jump as more doses arrive in B.C.

Province vaccinates 6,315 people in one day
First case of South African COVID-19 variant discovered in B.C., seven additional deaths

First case of South African COVID-19 variant discovered in B.C., seven additional deaths

Death toll rises to 1,038