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

British Columbia health officials are slated to provide their daily update on the province’s novel coronavirus response at 1:30 p.m. PT.

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

B.C.’s last COVID-19 update was on Saturday, when the province reported three new deaths and 35 new cases.

As of Saturday, the province had confirmed 1,445 cases of COVID-19, 58 of whom have died.

At least 40 of B.C.’s cases — 35 inmates and five corrections officers — are at the medium-security Mission Institution, which is grappling with the country’s largest prison outbreak.

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At least 200 COVID-19 cases and more than half of the province’s deaths are linked to outbreaks in 20 Metro Vancouver seniors’ homes.

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