Thursday, February 29, 2024
February 29, 2024

COVID-19

COVID cases drop in Gulf Islands

This week's data from the BC Centre for Disease Control sees new confirmed COVID-19 cases dropping in both the Southern Gulf Islands and the...

SGI Covid cases drop; region keeps rising

Latest data about new confirmed COVID-19 cases for the Sept. 12 to 18 period has been released by the BC Centre for Disease Control. Click...

Local COVID rate keeps rising

The most recent data released by the BC Centre for Disease Control indicates 13 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Salt Spring and...

Seven COVID cases in Gulf Islands

The most recent data released by the BC Centre for Disease Control indicates seven new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Salt Spring and...

Mask mandate returns for indoor public spaces

The provincial government has reinstated a mask mandate for all indoor public spaces beginning Wednesday, Aug. 25. "As transmission of COVID-19 increases in B.C.,...

Hospital staff COVID-19 report to the community

SUBMITTED By LADY MINTO HOSPITAL MEDICAL STAFF ASSOCIATION B.C. is in the fourth wave of the COVID pandemic and we on Salt Spring are not...

Four COVID cases reported in Southern Gulf Islands

By CURT FIRESTONE Driftwood Contributor COVID has returned to the Southern Gulf Islands.  Over the past weeks, we have all watched COVID on the rise in other...

Appreciation for vaccine clinic workers expressed through Be Thankful program

Salt Spring Islanders can show their appreciation to local vaccination clinic nurses and health-care workers through the Be Thankful program. An ad hoc committee of...

Region sees dramatic drop in new COVID cases

PREPARED BY CURT FIRESTONE & STAN DERELIAN Let the drum beat roll, let the good times return, the light at the end of the tunnel...

One new Gulf Islands COVID case reported

Latest data from the BC Centre for Disease Control indicates one person in the Gulf Islands area tested positive for COVID-19 during the week...

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