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B.C. health officials are slated to provide their latest update on the province’s novel coronavirus response at 1 p.m. PT.

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

British Columbians have been asked to stay close to home over the Victoria Day long weekend, ahead of the province moving to Phase 2 of its economic restart plan on Tuesday.

1:48Did message to stay home this May long weekend get through to British Columbians?

Did message to stay home this May long weekend get through to British Columbians?

On Friday, B.C. announced two new COVID-19 outbreaks, one at a Coquitlam produce wholesaler and one at the Abbotsford Regional Hospital.

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As of Friday, B.C. had confirmed 2,407 cases, 79 per cent of whom have fully recovered.

The province’s COVID-19 death toll stands at 140.

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