COVID-19 update for May 11: Federal government unlocks $740 million in airport relief | WHO declares mutant virus now in B.C. is a variant of concern | 1,758 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend and 20 deaths

Credit to Author: Scott Brown| Date: Tue, 11 May 2021 13:21:45 +0000

Here’s your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C.

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COVID-19 update for May 10: 20 people die in B.C. over past three days | Canuck Place workers bring back 7 p.m. salute | Fungal infection found in India can disfigure, kill 

Credit to Author: Scott Brown| Date: Tue, 11 May 2021 02:59:26 +0000

Here’s your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C.

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COVID-19: WHO declares mutant virus now in B.C. is a variant of concern

Credit to Author: David Carrigg| Date: Tue, 11 May 2021 02:28:25 +0000

Until now, the B.1.617 strain had been classified as a variant of interest. So B.C. has been testing for it, but not reporting its numbers in weekly reports

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Cops ‘committed’ to combatting gang violence as man charged in weekend Burnaby murder

Credit to Author: Kim Bolan| Date: Tue, 11 May 2021 02:10:45 +0000

Ahmed Tahir, who was known to police before Saturday’s fatal shooting, charged with first-degree murder while shooters in Sunday’s Vancouver International Airport targeted killing are still at large

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COVID-19: Horgan, Dix deny B.C. is withholding COVID data

Credit to Author: Katie DeRosa| Date: Tue, 11 May 2021 00:41:08 +0000

Starting on Wednesday, the BCCDC will release more detailed COVID-19 surveillance data on infection rates, variants of concern and vaccination rates broken down by community health service area

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