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

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

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A day earlier, the province reported its largest single-day jump in new COVID-19 cases since March. Health officials confirmed 1,795 cases of the virus and 90 deaths.

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