The BC Coroners Service has postponed the inquest into the death of Corey John Scherbey in response to the provincial public health measures currently in place to help contain the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
The B.C. government has formally extended the provincial state of emergency to support the provincewide response to the COVID-19 pandemic, through the end of the day on April 14, 2020.
Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, is using extraordinary powers under a state of provincial emergency to keep British Columbians safe, maintain essential goods and services, and support the Province’s ongoing response to novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Province has partnered with the Digital Technology Supercluster and the Business Council of British Columbia to create the COVID-19 Supply Hub, a made-in-B.C. online platform to co-ordinate, source and expedite medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE) for provincial health authorities to support front-line health workers fighting COVID-19.
Cameras are now clicking at busy, high-risk intersections around B.C., equipped to ticket the fastest vehicles.
The BC Coroners Service confirms its first novel coronavirus (COVID-19)-related death in the community following post-mortem testing, involving a male from the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. The man died in his residence.
View the Ministry's latest photos on FlickrMore Photos
View the Ministry's latest videos on YouTubeMore Videos
View the Ministry's latest audio clipsMore Sound Bites