BCCDC data only includes people with a permanent address in the UBC community health area — the area west of Blanca — and does not include commuter students.
At the UBC Senate meeting on November 17, President Santa Ono said UBC asked Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) to open a symptomatic COVID-19 testing site on campus.
From November 2 to November 8, the UBC neighbourhood saw an average of one daily case per 100,000 residents, down slightly from two last week.
In the fourth week of in-person classes, COVID-19 case rates at UBC remain low, according to new data from the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC).
Despite VCH’s potentially misleading data, Nancy McKenzie, chair of the BoG, said no one factor alone influenced their decision not to require vaccinations.
Armstrong was born and raised in Vancouver, so he said he understands the challenges of housing affordability. He said the Conservatives are ready to meet the challenge.
Starting Tuesday, community members will be able to participate in a rapid testing study led by the UBC School of Nursing.
UBC’s approach to reducing the risk of COVID-19 airborne transmission follows recommended principles but leaves questions if all classrooms are equally protected.
According to meeting minutes from a July 21 AMS executive committee meeting, UBC approached the student society about booking rapid testing space in the Nest, though no final decision was recorded.
In May, VSVF led a two-month investment campaign rallying seven local investors as a syndicate to provide a $200,000 loan to EVR, which has since shifted to become a community contribution company.
Following community concern in March, UBC will be relocating a beloved campus basketball court currently on the site of the university’s proposed hydrogen fuel centre.
As of April 19, the UBC clinic has been consolidated with the Vancouver Convention Centre site downtown.
The CUS told students in an April email that the society had cut ties with Flurrish back in December, losing $20,160 in the process.