Coronavirus: B.C. announces 429 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths over four days | FULL

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British Columbia’s provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry provided an update on the province’s COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. Health officials reported 429 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C. over four days and two new deaths, both in long-term care. There were 123 cases from Friday to Saturday while 116 cases were reported from Saturday to Sunday, 107 from Sunday to Monday, and 83 from Monday to Tuesday. Twelve of the cases were epi-linked. There are now a record-high 1,386 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, an increase of 153 from Friday. The two deaths bring the provincial COVID-19 death toll to 213. Tuesday’s update came as teachers prepare for the return of students to the classroom on Thursday. For more info, please go to Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: Like Global News on Facebook HERE: Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: #GlobalNews #BC #Coronavirus #COVID19

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