Coronavirus: British Columbia reports 499 new cases over weekend, 2 new deaths | FULL

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British Columbia’s provincial medical officer Dr. Bonnie Henry provided an update on COVID-19 on Monday. The province reported a total of 499 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, with 172 reported Saturday, 153 on Sunday and 174 on Monday. There are 1,639 active cases. There were also two new deaths reported. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7406523/bc-coronavirus-update-october-19/ 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 #coronavirus #COVID19 #health #BC #GlobalNews

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