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The symptoms of COVID-19 appear to be changing. Here's what to look for

The symptoms of COVID-19 appear to be changing. Here's what to look for

More people are reporting different symptoms of the virus.
COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. highest since February

COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. highest since February

Province has 46 more COVID-19 patients in hospitals than it had a week ago
B.C. doctors, dietitians have highest COVID vaccination rates; naturopaths lowest

B.C. doctors, dietitians have highest COVID vaccination rates; naturopaths lowest

At the high end: 98% of physicians and surgeons report being vaccinated against COVID-19. At the low end: 69.2% of naturopathic physicians.
B.C. court rejects Christian elderly care facility's eviction of COVID-stricken man

B.C. court rejects Christian elderly care facility's eviction of COVID-stricken man

A man who could not clean for himself while sick with COVID-19 and isolating was evicted from a Christian care facility.
Cruise ship at centre of recent COVID outbreak arrives in Victoria on Monday

Cruise ship at centre of recent COVID outbreak arrives in Victoria on Monday

The ship offloaded passengers testing positive for COVID in Seattle and left Tuesday for Skagway, Alaska. It is now on its return voyage.
Public servants fighting COVID vaccine mandate go up against unions

Public servants fighting COVID vaccine mandate go up against unions

B.C. public service workers' lawyer will argue that unions failed to represent them
Court rejects bid by B.C. government to throw out case against vaccination orders

Court rejects bid by B.C. government to throw out case against vaccination orders

A B.C. judge has rejected a bid by Dr. Bonnie Henry to have a legal challenge to several of her COVID-19 health orders thrown out of court. A judge has dismissed a bid by Dr.
Islanders challenge fines for not wearing masks on ferry

Islanders challenge fines for not wearing masks on ferry

Three Vancouver Island residents challenging fines for not wearing masks on a B.C. Ferries vessel are scheduled for hearings in September with the federal Transportation Appeal Tribunal. The 8:45 a.m.
B.C. has fewer COVID-19 patients in hospitals, ICUs

B.C. has fewer COVID-19 patients in hospitals, ICUs

50 new COVID-19 deaths counted in past week
B.C.'s push to vaccinate children against COVID-19 has stalled. So what about Moderna?

B.C.'s push to vaccinate children against COVID-19 has stalled. So what about Moderna?

Vancouver and Victoria continue to have the highest rates of pediatric vaccination.