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B.C. speeds up COVID-19 vaccine bookings; anyone 40+ eligible by May 11

B.C. speeds up COVID-19 vaccine bookings; anyone 40+ eligible by May 11

New shipments of vaccines to the province means faster pace for booking shots
B.C. sets daily record for COVID-19 vaccinations, as hospitalizations decline

B.C. sets daily record for COVID-19 vaccinations, as hospitalizations decline

Province has fewest people actively battling infections in almost six weeks: 6,802.
First case of rare blood clot linked to COVID-19 vaccine reported in B.C.

First case of rare blood clot linked to COVID-19 vaccine reported in B.C.

Cases of blood clots linked to vaccinations remain extremely rare worldwide
The pandemic is really stressing youth out, studies show

The pandemic is really stressing youth out, studies show

Sobering stats and ways forward.
All adult grocery store workers now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine: Fraser Health

All adult grocery store workers now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine: Fraser Health

Fraser Health is calling on all grocery store workers 18 and up to register to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
COVID-19 exposures at more Richmond schools

COVID-19 exposures at more Richmond schools

Five elementary schools and one secondary school are the latest to be flagged for exposures by VCH in Richmond
Leagues ready to reunite with fans but waiting for provincial direction

Leagues ready to reunite with fans but waiting for provincial direction

Special Report: Return to normal is fundamental to financial well-being of local professional sports teams
Travel road checks on B.C. highways start May 6; select locations announced

Travel road checks on B.C. highways start May 6; select locations announced

Safe turn-around locations will be provided for drivers who determine their trip is not essential.
B.C. sees COVID-19 hospitalizations, active infections and new cases fall

B.C. sees COVID-19 hospitalizations, active infections and new cases fall

No new deaths keep the province's pandemic death toll at 1,597 people.
Health Canada approves Pfizer vaccine for children 12+

Health Canada approves Pfizer vaccine for children 12+

The Pfizer vaccine has been permitted for children 16 years and up since December 2020.