BC health officials hold press conference with COVID-19 cases in schools on the agenda | LIVE

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B.C.’s provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, and Health Minister Adrian Dix will hold their weekly COVID-19 press conference Tuesday afternoon at 12:30 p.m. PT.

It is expected that Henry will announce changes to the COVID-19 school exposure notification process.

The Ministry of Health said it has heard from parents and teachers that they want public health to provide access to information around school exposures quickly and public health teams are prioritizing contact tracing within the schools.

On Monday night, the Vancouver School Board became the first in the province to extend its mask mandate to apply to all students from kindergarten to Grade 12.

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