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New COVID-19 cases in B.C. surge above 200

New COVID-19 cases in B.C. surge above 200

Province's number of active infections returns above 1,000 for first time since June 25.
Interior continues to be B.C.'s COVID-19 hot spot

Interior continues to be B.C.'s COVID-19 hot spot

New mask mandate goes into effect at midnight in the Central Okanagan.
Canada’s overall crime rate drops 8% during pandemic

Canada’s overall crime rate drops 8% during pandemic

Stay-at-home orders may be contributing factor: report.
B.C. detects 150 new COVID-19 cases – most since June 11

B.C. detects 150 new COVID-19 cases – most since June 11

More than 56% of B.C.'s total population has had at least two doses of vaccine.
COVID-19: Province shifting vax strategy to reach those without a dose

COVID-19: Province shifting vax strategy to reach those without a dose

Province to move from mass clinics to mobile, pop-up clinics for vaccinations
B.C. hits new 10-month low for COVID-19 hospitalizations

B.C. hits new 10-month low for COVID-19 hospitalizations

New infections returned to counts below 100 in each of the past three days.
Over 150 travellers to B.C. had issues with 'vaccine certification.' Here's why.

Over 150 travellers to B.C. had issues with 'vaccine certification.' Here's why.

Close to 600 travellers entering Canada had issues, too.
Daily COVID-19 cases tick up above 100, four dead

Daily COVID-19 cases tick up above 100, four dead

After three straight days of no deaths, COVID-19 claims four lives.
Richmond COVID-19 numbers hover in teens

Richmond COVID-19 numbers hover in teens

One-dose vaccination coverage in Steveston is at 86 per cent for those 12 and older.
B.C. gives out $36.5M in grants to help 83 major tourist attractions

B.C. gives out $36.5M in grants to help 83 major tourist attractions

The Richmond Night Market is one of the attractions to receive a funding boost