B.C. health officials to provide Thursday update on coronavirus response

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B.C. health officials are scheduled to deliver their daily update on the province’s novel coronavirus pandemic response at 3 p.m. PT on Thursday.

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Global News will stream the briefing here, on our Facebook page and carry it live on BC1.

Earlier Thursday, Canada surpassed 20,000 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said there would be no return to “normality” until a vaccine was developed for the virus.

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Experts say it could be a year to 18 months for a vaccine to be developed.

As of Wednesday, B.C. had confirmed 1,336 cases, 838 of whom are considered fully recovered.

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COVID-19 has killed 48 people in the province.


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