Three days of COVID-19 data this afternoon at 2pm

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Other regulations reportedly being developed will restrict travel within British Columbia as well, keeping residents within their own health regions with Horgan saying there will be fines for residents travelling outside of their area without a "legitimate reason".

Measures that ban indoor dining and adult activities at gyms have also been extended for another five weeks, matching the length of the travel restrictions, which will continue until at least May 24. But do not try and book somewhere outside of your area.

During the announcement, Horgan repeatedly said road checks would be random.

The Premier added that the government will be installing new border signs along the Alberta border, "reminding travelers coming from outside the province that unless they're coming for essential business, they should not be here".

Horgan said travel restrictions involving police will not be like those that were walked back in Ontario last week that could have seen pedestrians and motorists stopped during lockdowns and asked where they live.

Doctors denied access to Navalny prison hospital
The Russian authorities "are responsible for Navalny's safety and health and we will hold them to account for it", he said . Navalny's condition "very worrisome" and repeated demands that Moscow allows his chosen team of doctors to inspect him.

Minister Mike Farnworth says the province is "examining the use of periodic roadblocks only" and they could be set up at places like BC Ferries terminals or along Highway 1 leaving the Lower Mainland.

The ministry says as of Saturday, 1.2 million people in B.C. have received their first vaccine dose.

The statement says more information is expected later in the week.

2,960 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend. The pair also said eight more people died, including a child under the age of two.

Those infections also pushed the province's active caseload to a new record high of 10,084.

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