Coronavirus: Everything you need to know in Vancouver today

Mar 30 2020, 6:54 pm

Each day in Canada, a lot of news regarding COVID-19 comes out nationally and locally.

Now, we’re bringing you the top coronavirus headlines from Vancouver and across Canada all together in one place on a daily basis, to help you digest all the information and stay in the know with the biggest stories and developments.

You can also view all the headlines in real-time here.

Top COVID-19 stories for March 30 in Vancouver:

Officials confirm BC’s first community death due to coronavirus

The individual was a member of the Vancouver Coastal Health region.

Two more people have died from coronavirus in BC

And the total number of known cases in the province now sits at 970.

Vancouver Convention Centre confirmed to become a temporary hospital

The landmark building will have at least 270 beds to start.

Victoria police called to 9 house parties over the weekend

This is not how physical distancing works.

BCIT Health Sciences donating its medical supplies and equipment to hospitals

Hundreds of boxes of gloves, gowns, and masks, and 22 ventilators.

Meter parking temporarily suspended in City of Vancouver

The city is relaxing several other parking restrictions to support frontline workers.

City of Vancouver introduces new guidelines for garbage and green bin collection

Along with restrictions to recycling and disposal facilities.

Over 300 physical distance warnings were given in Vancouver this weekend

The Vancouver Park Board says its rangers were out and about.

Pay parking suspended at all BC hospitals

Effective April 1.

Air Canada temporarily lays off additional 15,200 employees

1,300 managers will be furloughed as well.

Employers whose revenue decreased by 30% due to COVID-19 eligible for wage subsidy: Trudeau

Regardless of size of business.

IOC reveals new dates for Tokyo Olympics in 2021

It’s the first time in Olympic history that the Games have been postponed.

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