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First 500,000 Covishield vaccine doses en route to Canada

First 500,000 Covishield vaccine doses en route to Canada

Feds say nearly one million COVID-19 vaccine doses from two manufacturers due to arrive this week
B.C. records 1,478 new COVID-19 cases, and eight deaths in past three days

B.C. records 1,478 new COVID-19 cases, and eight deaths in past three days

B.C.'s death toll from the pandemic has risen to 1,363.
B.C. extends gap between vaccine doses to 16 weeks as rollout accelerates

B.C. extends gap between vaccine doses to 16 weeks as rollout accelerates

Younger British Columbians may be able to receive some protection in spring rather than summer
Number of British Columbians monitored for COVID-19 rises to seven-week high

Number of British Columbians monitored for COVID-19 rises to seven-week high

Seven more COVID-19-related deaths brings death toll from virus in B.C. to 1,355.
3 schools in North Van accounted for almost 40 per cent of COVID warnings

3 schools in North Van accounted for almost 40 per cent of COVID warnings

Over half of all coronavirus warnings have been sent this month in North Vancouver
Dr. Bonnie Henry calls anti-mask rhetoric, threats 'incredibly challenging'

Dr. Bonnie Henry calls anti-mask rhetoric, threats 'incredibly challenging'

Health Minister Adrian Dix urging a more respectful debate
Number of new COVID cases stable but high on North Shore

Number of new COVID cases stable but high on North Shore

There were 141 new cases of COVID reported in North Vancouver and West Vancouver for week ending Feb. 20
Second vaccine doses exceed first doses as shipments ramp up

Second vaccine doses exceed first doses as shipments ramp up

Second doses have been delayed for weeks amid ongoing vaccine shortages
B.C. COVID-19 deaths spike to 10 in past day

B.C. COVID-19 deaths spike to 10 in past day

The province's death toll from the virus had been trending lower during the past two weeks.
BCCDC flags 14 Vancouver flights exposed to COVID-19

BCCDC flags 14 Vancouver flights exposed to COVID-19

Passengers who travelled aboard these Metro Vancouver flights are encouraged to self-monitor for symptoms