Coronavirus: BC officials provide update on COVID-19 as cases rise in Fraser Health region | LIVE

Coronavirus: BC officials provide update on COVID-19 as cases rise in Fraser Health region | LIVE

British Columbia’s provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and health minister Adrian Dix are expected to provide an update on the latest COVID-19 cases in the province and will discuss the government’s ongoing response to the pandemic on Thursday.

The province’s top doctor is expected to specifically address concerns around a rise in COVID-19 cases in the Fraser Health region.

On Wednesday, B.C. health officials reported 287 new cases of COVID-19 in the province and two new deaths.

Eighty-seven people are in hospital, 25 of whom are in intensive care.

The two deaths bring the province’s COVID-19 death toll to 261.

The province has recorded 200 or more new cases of the disease caused by the coronavirus for eight straight days.

For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7428195/bc-coronavirus-update-october-28/

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