Virus modelling: B.C. officers to disclose newest COVID-19 knowledge


VANCOUVER —
B.C. residents will quickly get perception into how COVID-19 is spreading all through the province, as prime well being officers will reveal their newest modelling knowledge Thursday.

Dr. Bonnie Henry will clarify the info in her virus briefing within the afternoon.

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CTVNewsVancouver.ca will stream the information convention LIVE @ three p.m.

Henry’s most recent modelling update was given late final month, when she revealed B.C. was dealing with the opportunity of an “explosive development” in COVID-19 instances. 

On the time, the province was already coping with a surging caseload pushed partially by youthful folks attending events and occasions with out taking correct precautions. 

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As of that replace on July 20, B.C. had 254 energetic instances of COVID-19 province-wide. Now, simply over three weeks later, B.C. has greater than doubled its energetic instances to 531 as of Wednesday.

“We have to refocus on measures to flatten the curve of an infection and defend British Columbians as we assist our province get better,” a press release from Henry and Well being Minister Adrian Dix issued Wednesday said.

“We’re watching the instances climb, which is regarding.”

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It is a growing story. Verify again for updates. 

With recordsdata from CTV Information Vancouver’s Ian Holliday and Andrew Weichel 

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