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Friday the 13th: Vancouver Island’s Highest Daily total

This program was funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative

On Friday, November 13th, Health Minister Adrian Dix and Chief Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced there were 16 new COVID cases in Island Health. This is Vancouver Island’s highest daily total since the pandemic began

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COVID 19 cases: 6 more in Campbell River during October

This program was funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative

BC Health officials tell us the number of COVID 19 cases is doubling almost every 13 days. 

There were close to 5,800 active cases as of 4:30 PM, Thursday, November 12th.

“The data shows us that the virus is able to transmit far more easily in the colder weather when we are spending more time indoors, which means that many of the things that we were able to do safely this summer are no longer safe,” said Provincial Health Officer said Dr Bonnie Henry.

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Another Record Breaking Month Of Deaths From Illicit Drug Overdoses

Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

B.C. recorded its deadliest month ever for illicit drug overdoses as fatalities from increasingly toxic street drugs continue to spike during the pandemic.

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Cortes Going Into Slowdown

As of yesterday’s press conference, there were 16 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Vancouver Island Health Region. The closest known case is two ferry rides away in Campbell River. The Province of British Columbia declared a state of emergency for the next 14 days, which may be extended or rescinded as necessary. There are many reports of Cortes going into slowdown.

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