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COVID-19: B.C. health officials reopening care homes to visitations

Article content continued Of the 174 deaths attributed to COVID-19 in B.C., 122 have been residents of long-term care or acute care facilities. There are currently 32,000 residents in long-term care. The easing of visitation restrictions does not apply to acute care units in hospitals. While care home visitors must don personal protective equipment and …

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COVID-19: Officials confirm 7 new cases, bringing BC total to 46

Health officials in B.C. confirmed seven more COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, including the first case on Vancouver Island. It brings the total cases in the province to 46, up from 39 on Wednesday, when health officials announced the same number of new cases. B.C.’s provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, urged British Columbians to come …

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