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By Interior Health Authority on Sunday Apr 05 2020

Interior Health said in a media release Friday it is actively following up on any individuals who had contact with an inmate at Okanagan Correctional Centre who has tested positive for COVID-19.

"Interior Health’s Medical Health Officer is confident that the risk of exposure to the general public is low," the media release said.

By Letters to the editor on Sunday Apr 05 2020
Does anyone without an economist's education understand how vast sums of money are "created" when Western, highly-developed economies are in crisis?
In 2008/09, trillions of dollars seemed to be conjured out of nothing, to rescue banks, corporations, and finance capitalists in the USA. Then, Wall St.
By Contributor on Saturday Apr 04 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving and the information below is current as of noon on Saturday, April 4, 2020.

Cases:

By Contributor on Saturday Apr 04 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 29 new cases, for a total of 1,203 cases in British Columbia.

By Contributor on Friday Apr 03 2020

Submitted by City of Nelson, Emergency Operations Centre

Nelson City Council and City staff would like to give a big shout-out to all those who are working hard at our grocery stores, pharmacies, hardware outlets, trades and construction, gas stations, take-out restaurants and other businesses providing valuable services.

By Contributor on Friday Apr 03 2020

As part of British Columbia’s emergency novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response plan, the Province is partnering with the BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) to launch EquipCare BC to help seniors in long-term care and assisted living homes.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Apr 03 2020

The Cranbrook Bucks, the latest addition to the BC Junior Hockey League family, recently announced the addition of a Nelson Minor Hockey Association graduate to the roster.

The Bucks announced that Nelson native Noah Quinn has committed to the team for the 2020-2021 season.

By Contributor on Thursday Apr 02 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 55 new cases, for a total of 1,121 cases in British Columbia.

By CBT on Thursday Apr 02 2020

People in the Columbia Basin are experiencing the broad and serious impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Columbia Basin Trust is announcing $11.7 million in new funding to provide immediate support.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Apr 02 2020

There were plenty of sirens and flashing lights during Thursday 7 p.m. COVID-19 salute to the healthcare workers in Nelson.