An independent group of mathematicians, statisticians, epidemiologists, and other experts has also concluded that the number of B.C. COVID-19 cases continues to rise for people over the age of 70.
Gyms that offer fitness classes to adults will not be able to open first thing Tuesday (January 18) morning.
The number of people in intensive-care wards due to COVID-19 went up by four over a three-day period.
Protect our Province BC calls on the Minister of Health and the Premier to facilitate the appointment of an independent multidisciplinary Science Table to oversee and provide up-to-date analysis of COVID-19 as it evolves.
This came after a Georgia Straight article cited the health authority's scientific justification for opposing stand-alone high-efficiency particulate air filters in classrooms.
The Safe Schools Coalition B.C. feels that these devices will reduce the risk of transmission for students, staff, and teachers.
More than 80 percent of COVID-19 deaths in Canada occurred in long-term care compared to the OECD average of 38 percent—a shameful national tragedy
In a wide-ranging briefing, Dr. Bonnie Henry offered some room for optimism that the Omicron wave may be on the downswing.
Canadians overwhelmingly support taking these three policy measures as quickly as possible to help consumers and protect our young people.
Surrey Memorial Hospital is one of 53 facilities in B.C. that are currently experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks.