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Proof of COVID-19 vaccination now required in BC for social, recreational events

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

With the number of COVID-19 cases continuing to escalate, the provincial government is requiring people to produce proof of vaccination.

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Number of Vancouver Island COVID-19 cases on the rise again

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Amidst reports of a fourth wave of COVID-19 infections, the numbers of active cases on Vancouver Island is once again rising.

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Small COVID-19 outbreak at a Campbell River long-term care home

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

On Wednesday, August 4, the Vancouver Island Health Authority declared a small COVID-19 outbreak at a long-term seniors’ facility in Campbell River when 3 staff tested positive.

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Trudeau announces US border opening while cases remain low

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

On Monday July 19, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that August 9 is slated as the starting date for allowing fully vaccinated U.S. citizens into Canada for non-essential travel.

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COVID 19 reappears in North Vancouver Island

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

There are currently four confirmed active cases of COVID-19 on North Vancouver Island, at least three of them situated in the Greater Campbell River Local Health Area.

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