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

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Posted June 9, 2020 5:34 pm

B.C. health officials are set to provide an update on the province’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday afternoon.

On Monday, provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced 30 cases of COVID-19 in B.C. over a 72-hour period and no new deaths.

2:43 B.C. health officials announce 30 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths

B.C. health officials announce 30 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths

There were 14 positive cases from Friday to Saturday, six cases from Saturday to Sunday, and nine from Sunday to Monday. The province also announced one new epi-linked case.

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The province’s COVID-19 death toll remains at 167.

An outbreak at the New Vista Society was declared over, leaving four long-term care or assisted-living facilities with active outbreaks.

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Outbreaks at two poultry facilities — Superior Poultry in Coquitlam and Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry in Chilliwack — have also ended, according to the province.

The news conference at 3 p.m. will be carried live on BC1, on our website, the Global BC Facebook page and CKNW.

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