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B.C. records its deadliest month for illicit drug overdoses in May

B.C. records its deadliest month for illicit drug overdoses in May

An ambulance drives through downtown Vancouver on April 7, 2020. JESSE WINTER/Reuters British Columbia has recorded its deadliest month for illicit drug overdoses, an increase that officials say is overwhelmingly the result of the global COVID-19 pandemic throwing drug supply chains into chaos and disrupting supports for people who use drugs. In May, as the…

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ACT records first new coronavirus case in more than a month

ACT records first new coronavirus case in more than a month

The ACT has recorded its first new case of coronavirus in more than a month — bringing the total number of known cases in the territory to 108.Key points:ACT Health said the newly confirmed case had recently returned from overseasThe man is aged in his 40s and has been in quarantine since his arrivalChief Health…

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WA records ninth coronavirus fatality with death of 83yo woman, but no new cases

WA records ninth coronavirus fatality with death of 83yo woman, but no new cases

An 83-year-old Western Australian woman has died from COVID-19, after contracting the virus from a close contact.Key points:An 83-year-old woman is the ninth WA coronavirus fatalityPolice have arrested 10 people for breaching coronavirus restrictionsOne man will face court over alleged breaches of self-quarantine"It's obviously heartbreaking to hear another West Australian has lost their life to COVID-19,"…

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B.C. records COVID-19 related death at a First Nations community

Unit coordinator Samantha Hermez wears a surgical mask as she manages the phones in the COVID-19 intensive care unit at St. Paul's hospital in downtown Vancouver, Tuesday, April 21, 2020. JONATHAN HAYWARD/The Canadian Press British Columbia counted its first COVID-19-related death in a First Nations community on Saturday, the province’s top doctor said as she…

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B.C. records 1 more death from COVID-19, bringing the total to 87 | CBC News

B.C. records 1 more death from COVID-19, bringing the total to 87 | CBC News

Another senior living in long-term care has died of COVID-19, bringing the total deaths linked to the disease in B.C.to 87.B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry provided an updated Tuesday on B.C.'s latest COVID-19 numbers. (MIke McArthur/CBC)Another senior living in long-term care has died of COVID-19, bringing the total deaths linked to the disease in B.C.to 87. Provincial…

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