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This past week was the deadliest British Columbia has seen since the pandemic began. Dr Bonnie Henry reported 24 more deaths yesterday, which brings the total number of fatalities since last Friday to 105. The number of active cases in the province is close to 10,000.
However, there is also good news.
Continue reading COVID 19 this past week in North Vancouver Island
Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
The fortress that was Vancouver Island has been breached when it comes to the low COVID-19 case numbers it enjoyed compared to B.C.’s Lower Mainland during earlier stages of the pandemic.
Continue reading A fortress breached: COVID-19 cases increasing on Vancouver Island