Coronavirus: BC reports 148 new COVID-19 cases, two new deaths, 30 school exposures | FULL

Global News published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus: BC reports 148 new COVID-19 cases, two new deaths, 30 school exposures | FULL” – below is their description.

British Columbia’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Bonnie Henry provided a COVID-19 update on Thursday. The update comes after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday that Canada was “on the brink” of a coronavirus surge and that the four biggest provinces were already in a second wave. The province reported 148 new cases of COVID-19 and two new deaths on Thursday. The number of active cases in the province edged downward by six overnight to 1,371, Henry said The number of people in isolation due to potential exposure continued to climb, however. It reached another new record of 3,417. About 30 exposures have been reported in schools but no outbreaks had been recorded to date, Henry said. MORE: https://globalnews.ca/news/7357019/bc-coronavirus-update-september-24/ For more info, please go to http://www.globalnews.ca Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #COVID-19 #GlobalNews #Coronavirus

Global News YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • China’s NW Xinjiang reports 23 new cases
  • Trump campaigns in Arizona, claims success fighting COVID-19
  • Book introduction – “Health: A Political Choice: Act Now, Together”
  • Regeneron says its COVID-19 drug cut patient visits
  • Planet Normal: Robert and Josephine, together for 60 years but kept apart by Covid
  • Leave a Comment