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by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Dec 03 2020

Interior Health reported Thursday that there has been another death due to the coronavirus COVID-19.

Interior Health said the individual, the fourth to pass away from COVID-19, is a man in his 80s.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Dec 03 2020

The Regional District is following the direction of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) by cancelling all indoor adult group sport and high intensity fitness programs.

Recently the PHO implemented further restrictions across BC for athletic activities.

The RDCK said programs at facilities are cancelled effective immediately until the public health order is lifted.

by Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday Dec 02 2020

RCMP said a pair of Canadian Armed Forces search and rescue aircraft were dispatched, Tuesday night, from 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron from 19 Wing Comox, to assist in the long line rescue of a front line RCMP officer and his prisoner who led the officer on a foot chase into a deep ravine.

by CBT on Wednesday Dec 02 2020

Season’s Greetings!

On behalf of the Board and staff at Columbia Basin Trust, I’d like to send gratitude and heartfelt thanks to you this holiday season. ­

by Interior Health Authority on Tuesday Dec 01 2020

Interior Health is making it easier for people in the Kootenay Boundary regions to access and navigate home and community care and chronic disease management services.

The new service is also being made available in the Cariboo Chilcotin and Central Okanagan.

The central number was launched as a pilot project in South Okanagan on Sept. 8, 2020.

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Dec 01 2020

In the same week that the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020-2021 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, student-athletes on the Selkirk College Saints found brightness through focus on community leadership.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Dec 01 2020

Interior Health said Tuesday a total of 46 cases are now associated with a COVID-19 community cluster in Revelstoke and the surrounding area.

In a media release, Interior Health said of the 46 total cases, 32 are currently active – and many of the new cases are associated with previously confirmed cases.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Nov 30 2020

BC is seeing a horrendous increase in new COVID-19 cases, not only throughout the province, but also in Interior Health as Monday the region reported 212 reports since Friday.

The spike in Interior Health comes the same day the province reported 2,354 new cases of COVID-19, including 10 epi-linked cases, for a total of 33,238 cases in BC.