Things are still getting better and they are still not good. The number in hospital — which is one of the only pieces of data which I trust these days — is now finally clearly lower than it was during the Delta wave.
This article reports that someone is suing the province for not protecting at-risk people better. They are also asking to be allowed to wear their own N95 in hospitals instead of having to remove it for the hospital’s flimsier mask.
This article says that the Surrey RCMP is investigating fraud related to COVID-19 sick leave benefits. It’s kind of strange: it’s framed as a privacy breach, which isn’t the first thing I think of when it comes to defrauding the government. Maybe the bad guys stole identities to claim sick leave from those identities?
This article says that there is an active outbreak at a prison (Matsqui Institution) in Abbotsford.
Today’s BC CDC weekly report says that the week ending on 4 June there were: +895 cases, +219 hospital admissions, +43 all-cause deaths.
Today’s weekly report says that last week (ending on 28 May) there were: +1,161 cases, +310 hospital admissions, +61 all-cause deaths.
Last week’s weekly report said that last week (ending on 28 May) there were: +1,163 cases, +265 hospital admissions, +44 all-cause deaths.