Political journalist for Global TV, British Columbia. Syndicated newspaper columnist for Glacier Media. Commentator on CKNW radio Keith.Baldrey@globalnews.ca
#BREAKING First case of varient #COVID19 virus in BC has been discovered on Vancouver Island. Canadian traveller who had returned from UK before ban in place.
This is a devastating story that needs to be seen by as many people as possible. Next time you think about gathering in someone’s home or attending a large beach party, remember this tragedy. #COVID19
The minimum first dose vaccination rate of 70% for 18+ population that underpins BC's "restart" plan has already been achieved. We are at 70.4%. #COVID19
Today's briefing by Dr. Bonnie Henry was the bleakest since......April. My takeaways: the curve is going up, not bending. Have to be extra cautious. Younger people in particular must do better at physical distancing. More, tighter measures may be coming in some sectors. #COVID19