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COVID-19

Yes, You Should Be Wearing a Mask. Here’s The Evidence.

By Tristin Hopper
Mar 28, 2020

So long as you’re making it yourself and taking other precautions, a face mask can absolutely slow the spread of COVID-19

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BC Is Flattening The Curve

Although the data is preliminary, Friday was the first ray of hope that BC could avoid the fate of Italy

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Your Top COVID-19 Questions, Answered

By Sean Craig
Mar 28, 2020

Whether public laundry is safe, should we sanitize our shoes, should we wipe down our groceries and more

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COVID-19 By The Numbers: How And Where The Pandemic Has Hit Us Thus Far

How BC and Vancouver Island's fight against coronavirus stands against the rest of the world

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A Statement from The Capital's Parent Company: We Want to Help Local Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

We are committed to making 0% unsecured loans to Victoria-based small businesses impacted by COVID-19

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Only Hours After Setting Sail, COVID-19 Concerns Send HMCS Regina Back To Port

By Tristin Hopper
Mar 25, 2020

On Saturday, The Capital wrote about how navy screening procedures were insufficient to guard against COVID-19 on the ship

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With Labs Overwhelmed, Testing Can Only Show A Fraction Of BC’s True COVID-19 Cases

By Tristin Hopper
Mar 24, 2020

As of Monday BC had 472 confirmed cases, but hundreds more may be carrying the virus

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What's Still Open in Greater Victoria

It's still possible to get a cocktail, a book and a burger in the BC capital, but it's going to take a few more steps than usual

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For Those Who Interact With the Public, Work Nervously Goes On

By Tori Marlan
Mar 23, 2020

A flooring installer tells The Capital that clients with sick people in the house are still trying to bring in crews for scheduled work

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Amid BC Shutdown Orders, CFB Esquimalt Continues to Send Out Vessels

Sailors being checked for symptoms, but the measures fall far short of minimum provincial recommendations

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Images From An Empty City

Just as spring weather hits, photographer James MacDonald captures the eerie scenes of a capital that has never been emptier

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Vancouver Island Has 22 COVID-19 Cases, But We Don’t Know Where They Are

Health officials say it’s to protect privacy. Critics say it’s hindering efforts at social isolation.

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Everything's Closed: Here's How You Can Still Get Out

By Tristin Hopper
Mar 19, 2020

This shutdown could last upwards of two months, so you’re going to need to get outside sooner or later

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As Downtown Closes, Retailers Wonder Whether They Will Be Able to Reopen

Sean Craig
Mar 19, 2020

For businesses who make most of their money over the summer tourist season, COVID-19 could not have come at a worse time

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“It Was A Very Difficult Decision”: The Clipper On Why It Sealed Off Victoria’s Link to Seattle

By Tori Marlan
Mar 18, 2020

Denied a federal closure of the border, BC officials have instead pushed to unilaterally sever Vancouver Island’s transportation links with Washington

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What COVID-19 Could Do to Victoria's Homeless

By Anna J. James
Mar 18, 2020

The street population could be among the hardest hit by the virus. What is being done to protect them?

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What COVID-19 Will Do To Real Estate

By Leo Spalteholz
Mar 16, 2020

As Victoria works to limit the carnage from the pandemic, here's a look at what we'll be piecing together when this is all over

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The Capital’s Guide to Navigating COVID-19 Victoria

Current as of March 18: What’s open, what’s not and why you absolutely should not visit grandma

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Should COVID-19 Infect Vancouver Island At Projected Rates, Here’s How Many Get Sick

By Tristin Hopper
Mar 12, 2020

At current rates, even the most optimistic figures show 240,000 infected and 2,880 dead

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Why There's No Way Victoria is Getting a 2020 Cruise Season

For any community trying to insulate itself against COVID-19, an arriving cruise ship is an epidemiological nightmare

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What An Unchecked Outbreak of COVID-19 Would Do To Victoria

As happened in Washington State, the disease could already have a foothold that hasn’t yet been detected

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