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326 Covid tests done yesterday in #Vancouver came back positive today. In North Shore / Coast Garibaldi the average rate of #COVID19 is the highest in B.C. at 29 cases per 100,000 residents a day, #Vancouver is 26/100K, #Richmond up to 10/100K. chly.ca/local-news/202… #COVID19BC Rate of daily new cases of ...
The Howe Sound local health area, which includes #Whistler, has the second highest rate of #COVID19 in B.C. at an average of 49 cases per 100,000 residents a day. #Vancouver City Centre, North Vancouver, Vancouver Centre North and West Vancouver/Bowen Island all make the top 10. Chart showing the seven-day...
If you would like to see the rates of #COVID19 for all local health areas in B.C. the full chart is best viewed on the @chly1017fm website at: chly.ca/local-news/202… #COVID19BC
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Cases of COVID-19 in @Interior_Health are still high and trending upwards at a rate of 32.5/100K a day. But at this point cases are increasing faster in all other health regions—and especially in @Northern_Health which has a rate of 15.3/100K. @VanIslandHealth's rate is 6.2/100K. Rolling seven-day average of new cases of COVID-19 per 100,0
The @Interior_Health Kootenay Boundary HSDA has at a rate of 40.3 cases of #COVID19 per 100,000 residents a day, while East Kootenay's rate is 39.3/100K. The Okanagan's rate is 33.8/100K and Thompson Cariboo Shuswap's rate is 25.1/100K. #COVID19BC Rate of daily new cases of COVID-19 by Health Service Delive
@Interior_Health In @Northern_Health, the Northeast HSDA's rate of COVID-19 is now 22.5 cases per 100,000 residents a day. Northern Interior's rate is 14.8/100K and the Northwest's rate is 9.7/100K. #COVID19BC Rate of daily new cases of COVID-19 by Health Service Delive
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There were 306 British Columbians admitted to hospital for #COVID19 between June 27 and Aug. 14. Significantly lower than in the winter and spring. Since then, another 207 people have been hospitalized for a total of 513 people. #COVID19BC #bcpoli Chart shows weekly totals o...
There were 79 British Columbians admitted to ICU for #COVID19 between June 27 and Aug. 14. #COVID19BC Chart shows weekly totals o...
The rate of #COVID19 in the @Interior_Health region is down slightly to 31.2 cases per 100,000 residents while @Northern_Health is now up to 14.2/100K. VCH is 9.3/100K, Fraser is 8.2/100K and @VanIslandHealth is 6/100K. #COVID19BC Rolling seven-day average o...
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1,434 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C. in the past 72 hours.
Aug. 14: 532 new cases
Aug. 15: 441 new cases
Aug. 16: 461 new cases
Fraser Health: 316
Vancouver Coastal Health: 198
Interior Health: 734
Northern Health: 74
Island Health: 112
#COVID19BC
The @Interior_Health region is now seeing an average of 31.5 cases per 100,000 residents, dwarfing the other health regions. @Northern_Health has a rate of 8.7/100K, @VCHhealthcare's rate is 6.3/100K, @Fraserhealth's rate is 5.9/100K and @VanIslandHealth is 3.9/100K. #COVID19BC Rolling seven-day average of new cases of COVID-19 per 100,0
Inside @Interior_Health, the Kootenay Boundary HSDA — where there are no additional public health restrictions — is now almost at the same rate as the #Okanangan. Kootenay Boundary's rate is 37.9 cases per 100,000 residents a day, while Okanagan's rate is 40.8/100K. #COVID19BC Rate of daily new cases of COVID-19 by Health Service Delive
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More ways to slow #COVID19’s spread: key points from BC today:
❌ Employers are not allowed to require doctors’ notes for missing work. If you feel unwell, stay home & self-isolate.
🛬 If coming home from travelling abroad, you MUST #selfisolate 14 days.
facebook.com/BCProvincialGo…
❌ All casinos are ordered to close.

❌ all gatherings greater than 50 are canceled

🛑 long term care facilities are being restricted to essential visitors only.

💊 Pharmacies have been directed to refill prescriptions without a physician’s note.
#Covid19
🏫 Talks w education providers today on next steps. There will be an announcement on schools tomorrow.
🏨 hospitals will postpone all non-urgent procedures to free up hundreds of beds.
🛳 Federal partners have agreed that on @BCFerries, you can now stay in your vehicle. #covid19
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~2K indigenous Comox (aka K'ómoks) people live near the Strait of Georgia in #BritishColumbia, 🇨🇦#Canada.

Only a few dozen are native speakers of Comox (aka Saɬuɬtxʷ or ʔayʔaǰuθəm), which belongs to the Coast #Salish branch of the #Salishan family of #languages. Image
~1.5K #Quinault people live in western #Washington, 🇺🇸#USA. The Quinault (Kʷínaył) #language belongs to the Coast #Salish branch of the #Salishan family of #languages. It has no known native speakers left, as the population has shifted to #English. Image
#Halkomelem is an #indigenous #language with 100 to 300 speakers in #BritishColumbia, 🇨🇦#Canada and #Washington, 🇺🇸#US. It belongs to the Coast #Salish branch of the #Salishan family of #languages.

The #Cowichan are one of several peoples who originally spoke Halkomelem: Image
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