Data will be updated Thursday afternoons and will provide information from the past full week, from the previous Sunday to Saturday.
The province also announced it will roll out a spring booster vaccine program for seniors in long-term care and assisted living facilities. 
Arriving workers will travel directly to their farms and it will be the employer’s responsibility to ensure federal quarantine requirements are met for those who are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated.
Free COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits are now available through pharmacies to all adults in B.C.
The 2021 Medal of Good Citizenship is focused on honouring people who went above and beyond expectations in their response to COVID-19.
The Ministry of Health recommends people pick up a test kit when they are asymptomatic to use at a future time when they have symptoms.
“I went from feeling like I had the flu with a massive headache, lower back pain, a clogged ear and being super tired to feeling 90 per cent myself within three hours of the treatment,” said Chris Daw, a 52-year-old Paralympic athlete.
The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) has updated its policies in response to the latest provincial health officer orders.
The BC Vaccine Card requirement will be lifted April 8.
Free COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits are available through community pharmacies to people aged 60 and older starting today (March 7).

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