Coronavirus: British Columbia reports 82 new COVID-19 cases, sets testing record | FULL

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British Columbia set a new testing record on Thursday, as health officials reported 82 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death in the province. B.C. conducted 10,899 tests in a 24-hour period, according to provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. After a slight uptick a day earlier, the number of active cases continued the downward trend the province has shown for more than a week, dropping to 1,261. About 3,093 people remained in self-isolation due to possible exposure, Henry said. Sixty-nine people were hospitalized with the disease. Nineteen of them are in critical or intensive care. 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: #Coronavirus #BC #COVID19 #GlobalNews

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