British Columbia’s provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and health minister Adrian Dix provided an update on B.C.’s ongoing coronavirus pandemic response on Thursday.
Provincial officials confirmed eight new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, but no new deaths for the for the sixth day in a row. Henry said B.C. has recorded 2,783 cases in total, with more than 87 per cent of which are resolved.
There were no new health care or community outbreaks on Thursday. However, there was one adult case linked to an independent school in the Fraser Health region.
The province is currently managing 190 active cases of the virus, up five from Wednesday.
On Wednesday, B.C. Premier John Horgan and Finance Minister Carole James discussed how British Columbians can get involved in supporting the province’s economic recovery plans amid the coronavirus pandemic It’s part of the effort to restart the province’s economy after the COVID-19 outbreak resulted in businesses and services closing as part of safety measures.
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