Bonnie Henry

B.C. health officials defend COVID-19 transparency, pledge to release more data

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

B.C. health officials are defending their approach to data transparency, while simultaneously pledging to release more detailed COVID-19 data in the coming weeks. The comments came at a hastily-scheduled Friday teleconference, in the wake of a Vancouver Sun report, detailing leaked reports from the B.C. Centre for Disease Control …

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B.C. reports 572 new COVID-19 cases, fewest in over 6 weeks

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There were no new COVID-19 deaths in British Columbia Wednesday, as the province reported the fewest new cases in a 24-hour period in more than six weeks. In a written statement, health officials reported 572 new cases, the lowest total since March 20. It brought the seven-day moving average down …

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B.C. reports 697 new COVID-19 cases, one additional death

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Another 697 cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in British Columbia, along with one death. After declining over the weekend, the number of people in hospital with COVID-19 rose by 12 to 486, according to a statement issued by B.C. health officials Tuesday afternoon. The number of COVID-19 patients …

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B.C. health officials to provide COVID-19 update amid record-high hospitalization numbers

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

B.C. health officials are set to hold a COVID-19 briefing on Thursday, a day after reporting a record-high number of people in hospital with the disease. The news conference at 1 p.m. will be carried live on BC1, the Global News website, the Global BC Facebook page and CKNW. 4:22 The …

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B.C. health officials to provide Monday COVID-19 update

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B.C. health officials are set to provide three days’ worth of COVID-19 data on Monday afternoon. The news conference at 3 p.m. will be carried live on BC1, the Global News website, the Global BC Facebook page and CKNW. 2:18 COVID-19: New workplace closures in Fraser Health COVID-19: New workplace closures …

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‘It has to stop’: Outrage over graffiti equating Dr. Bonnie Henry to Auschwitz ‘angel of death’

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Graffiti on Vancouver’s seawall equating provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry to a notorious Nazi concentration camp doctor is drawing widespread condemnation. The hateful message, reading “Dr. Bonny (sic) Henry Mengele” was one of several slogans painted in the area of David Lam Park over the weekend. Josef Mengele, …

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Sixteen new COVID-19 deaths, 414 new cases, as variant confirmed at B.C. high school

Sixteen new COVID-19 deaths, 414 new cases, as variant confirmed at B.C. high school

British Columbia marked its deadliest day of COVID-19 reporting since Jan. 1, with 16 deaths and 414 new cases on Wednesday. It marked the fifth consecutive day that new cases were below 500, and left the seven-day average for daily new cases at 437. Of the new cases, 108 …

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B.C. adds 429 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths as hospitalizations rise again

B.C. adds 429 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths as hospitalizations rise again

Another 429 British Columbians have tested positive for COVID-19, health officials announced Tuesday, while eight more people have died from the virus. The province has now seen a total of 68,366 cases since the pandemic began, while the death toll stands at 1,218. Read more: ‘Hold off on the …

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B.C. health officials to provide latest COVID-19 update on Monday

B.C. health officials to provide latest COVID-19 update on Monday

British Columbia health officials will provide the latest update on the COVID-19 pandemic on Monday afternoon. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix will announce the past three days’ cases and deaths at a press conference scheduled for 3 p.m. The province has seen its infection …

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Why experts say B.C. should get as close to ‘COVID-zero’ as possible

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A group of academics and policy experts say it’s time for British Columbia to mount a massive push to crush COVID-19 transmission to as close to zero as possible. Since implementing province-wide restrictions in November, B.C. has managed to halve its daily case count from a high of almost …

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