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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Local News

North Shore COVID case numbers increase for second week in a row

North Shore COVID case numbers increase for second week in a row

Coronavirus numbers in North Van and West Van continue to inch up while overall Lower Mainland cases are stable
BCCDC identifies more potential COVID-19 exposures aboard Vancouver flights

BCCDC identifies more potential COVID-19 exposures aboard Vancouver flights

The exposures come despite restrictions on travel from Mexico and the Caribbean which went into effect last month
Pfizer and Moderna face crunch to meet March vaccine delivery deadlines

Pfizer and Moderna face crunch to meet March vaccine delivery deadlines

Manufacturers will need to deliver 3m doses in last few weeks of March to meet obligations
Coalition of First Nations sign agreements to receive detailed COVID-19 case numbers

Coalition of First Nations sign agreements to receive detailed COVID-19 case numbers

Systemic change in B.C.’s healthcare system must still occur, say First Nations
No B.C. travel ban yet, but province still looking at plans: premier

No B.C. travel ban yet, but province still looking at plans: premier

John Horgan is encouraging people from other provinces to stay away.
COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. return to multi-month low

COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. return to multi-month low

Six more British Columbians have died of COVID-19, raising the province's death toll to 1,269.
CSIS director says Canada's spy laws are outdated

CSIS director says Canada's spy laws are outdated

Cyber threat actors using pandemic to target vulnerable business sectors
Horgan urges B.C. residents to help seniors register for vaccines

Horgan urges B.C. residents to help seniors register for vaccines

Premier says he had hoped province would be further along in vaccine rollout by now
New travel restrictions require negative COVID-19 test be presented at Canadian land borders

New travel restrictions require negative COVID-19 test be presented at Canadian land borders

Now to get back into the country Canadians will need to complete COVID-19 tests whether they are travelling by land and air
Here is how contact tracing slows the spread of COVID-19 in B.C. (INFOGRAPHIC)

Here is how contact tracing slows the spread of COVID-19 in B.C. (INFOGRAPHIC)

"Our contact tracers not only work to track and stop the spread of COVID-19, they are also there to support COVID-19 patients."