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By Kyra Hoggan on Monday Mar 23 2020

On March 20, at approximately 2 a.m., a Castlegar resident was awakened from his sleep after hearing noises inside his residence. The home owner got out of bed to investigate and encountered an unknown male suspect inside his house. The home owner verbally confronted the suspect who immediately fled from the home.

By Contributor on Monday Mar 23 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving and the information below is current as of 10 a.m. on Monday, March 23, 2020.

Cases:

  • Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 472
  • New cases since March 21, 2020: 48
  • Hospitalized cases: 33
  • Intensive care: 14
  • Deaths: 13
  • Recovered: 100

Confirmed cases by region:

By Contributor on Monday Mar 23 2020

THIS IS YOUR DOCTOR’S NOTE

The physicians of Castlegar are on the front lines in the battle against COVID19. This is a crisis unlike any of us have experienced in our lifetime. We are working as hard as we can to make sure that our patients, and the public in general, get the medical care they need.

We cannot do it alone.

By Contributor on Monday Mar 23 2020

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

"We are announcing 48 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 472 cases in British Columbia, since we last reported on Saturday, March 21, 2020.

By Interior Health Authority on Saturday Mar 21 2020

Interior Health is making changes to long-term care and community programs and services to protect those most vulnerable to COVID-19 and address potential pressures on the acute care system. The changes include:

By Contributor on Saturday Mar 21 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving and the information below is current as of noon on Saturday, March 21, 2020.

Cases:

  • Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 424
  • New cases since March 20, 2020: 76
  • Hospitalized cases: 27
  • Intensive care: 12
  • Deaths: 10
  • Recovered: 6

Confirmed cases by region:

By Contributor on Saturday Mar 21 2020

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

“We are announcing 76 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 424 cases in British Columbia.

“It is with sadness that we share the news that another Lynn Valley resident who previously tested positive for COVID-19 has passed away. We offer our deepest condolences to their loved ones and the staff who cared for them.

By CBT on Friday Mar 20 2020

In response to COVID-19, Columbia Basin Trust is postponing the public engagement process to renew its strategic plan, including community meetings scheduled this spring and the two regional Symposia this fall.

By Contributor on Friday Mar 20 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving and the information below is current as of 3 p.m. on Friday, March 20, 2020.

Cases: 

  • Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 348
  • New cases since March 19, 2020: 77
  • Hospitalized cases: 22
  • Intensive care: 10
  • Deaths: 9
  • Recovered: 6

Confirmed cases by region:

By Contributor on Friday Mar 20 2020

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

“We are announcing 77 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 348 cases in British Columbia.

“Of the new cases, one patient is a health-care worker at the Dufferin Care Centre, a long-term care home in Coquitlam. Fraser Health authority public health and infection control teams are on site.

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