B.C. health officials to provide Thursday COVID-19 update

B.C. health officials to provide Thursday coronavirus update



B.C. health officials are scheduled to provide an update on the province’s COVID-19 response at 3 p.m. PT on Thursday.Global News will carry the briefing live here on our website, on our Facebook page and on BC1.Children in B.C. also headed back for their first day of school under new COVID-19 protocols on Thursday. [ Sign up for our Health IQ newsletter for the latest coronavirus updates ]
And on Thursday morning, Finance Minister Carole James projected a $12.8-billion deficit for the 2020-21 fiscal year because of lower revenue and increased spending amid the pandemic.

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On Wednesday, B.C. reported 100 new cases of COVID-19, but saw the number of active cases drop for the first time in two weeks. Story continues below advertisement

About 76 per cent of the province’s 6,691 cases have recovered so far.

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