A look inside the COVID-19 ward at B.C.’s Royal Columbian Hospital

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  • CBC News published this video item, entitled “A look inside the COVID-19 ward at B.C.’s Royal Columbian Hospital” – below is their description.

    COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. are steadily declining. That is welcome news for hospitals in the Fraser Health region, which has been the epicentre of the coronavirus in the province. Front-line staff have spent months fighting to save patients ravaged by the virus. Belle Puri and Christian Amundson from CBC Vancouver’s Impact team spent time in the ICU at New Westminster’s Royal Columbian Hospital, and it’s clear the fight is far from over.

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