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BC to reveal COVID-19 #’s
Rob Gibson – Jul 15, 2020/ 11: 02 am|Story: 305355
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After a jump in COVID-19 cases in the Interior Health area over the last numerous days, B.C. Health officials will be upgrading the most recent on COVID-19 cases in the province Wednesday.
Unlike her normal livestreamed press conferences where Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix provide details and respond to follow up concerns today’s info will be written only.
At Tuesday’s press conference Dr. Henry revealed there were 13 new cases of the coronavirus.
The news followed a current exposure event in Downtown Kelowna over the past several weeks which resulted in 17 validated cases of COVID-19 so far.
CTV News Vancouver is also reporting that Dr. Henry likewise discussed the need for airlines to enhance screening procedures, cancellation policies, and the sharing of info. This after numerous flights which have considering that been recognized as having COVID-19 confirmed guests onboard.
The flights originated from Kelowna and Montreal along with Dallas and San Francisco.
” All the airline companies need to have procedures in place to evaluate out individuals,” Henry stated.
Henry also called for sound judgment when dealing with travel, cancellations and self-monitoring for COVID-19 symptoms.
” If we are not feeling well, we require to have the ability to hold off or alter our flights,” Henry stated. “From the airline viewpoint, making certain we have flexible policies.”
– with files from CTV News Vancouver