For a second consecutive day, the new case count has remained above the 500 case mark.

Active cases increased in three regional health authorities but remain about the same as yesterday in two others.

Today (August 12), B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix held a news conference to announce new public health orders about vaccinations for healthcare workers.

Meanwhile, Vancouver Coastal Health is launching a team of dogs that have been trained to detect COVID-19.

Dix pointed out that the provincial immunization program, which began in December, had an “immediate and dramatic” impact upon

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