COVID-19: Five confirmed cases at Vancouver Police Department

A recent series of COVID-19 exposures has put 32 Vancouver Police employees temporarily out of commission, but department representatives say this will have not affect on service levels or public safety. VPD spokesman Sgt. Steve Addison confirmed Thursday that five department employees have recently tested positive for COVID-19, and another 27 are currently self-quarantining due…

COVID-19 update for Feb. 18: B.C. records 617 new cases, four deaths | One dose of Pfizer vaccine may be enough | Infected air travellers fined $17,000 for false/misleading test results | Five confirmed cases at VPD

Here’s your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C. for Feb. 18, 2021. We’ll provide summaries of what’s going on in B.C. right here so you can get the latest news at a glance. This page will be updated regularly throughout the day, with developments added as…

COVID-19: Daily case count suddenly jumps in B.C.

B.C.’s COVID-19 curve, which has been trending downward for weeks, has experienced a significant spike with 617 new cases announced on Thursday. The figure is the first time the province’s highest daily case count has exceeded 500 since Jan. 29 and it’s the highest one-day total since Jan. 7, when 761 British Columbians tested positive for…