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Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the COVID-19 response in British Columbia:

Note: today’s case information is provisional due to delayed updates in the lab reporting system. Full case information will be posted on the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) dashboard once...

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the COVID-19 response in British Columbia:

“Today, we are reporting 395 new cases, including 12 epi-linked cases, for a total of 78,673 cases in British Columbia.

“There are 4,489 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, with 7,...

Environment Canada has issued a Snowfall Warning Thursday for  Highway 3 — Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass — with total snowfall amounts of 15 to 20 cm expected.

“A frontal system will move across the B.C. interior today,” Environment Canada website said Thursday. “Snow heavy at times will persist through this evening.”

Environment Canada website said rapidly accumulating snow...

Campers, get those cell phones ready to reserve.

The official start of the 2021 camping season is still a few months away, but people living in B.C. can soon begin reserving campsites in provincial parks to help plan trips close to home.

The Discover Camping reservation service opens March 8, 2021, giving B.C. residents an opportunity to book a campsite two months in advance of...

Interior Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak on unit 4B at Kelowna General Hospital (KGH).

As of Monday morning, four patients and one staff member have tested positive for COVID-19. Investigation is ongoing and patients with COVID-19 from 4B are being relocated to the COVID unit.

There is no evidence of COVID-19 transmission to other areas of the hospital at this time.

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