B.C. sees 294 cases of COVID-19 over weekend, three of four additional deaths at LTC homes

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Provincial Health Officer says everyone needs to pay attention to safety protocols as the cooler weather arrives along with the flu season

This translation has been automatically generated and has not been verified for accuracy.British Columbia Health Minister Adrian Dix looks on during a press conference at the legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. Dix said the province is preparing hospitals for a possible influx of influenza as well as COVID-19 cases this fall.

There are 28 people in hospital and 2,723 people in the province are in self-isolation monitoring signs of COVID-19 because they had contact with someone who tested positive. “Now we must slow down on our social interactions and we must prepare for the respiratory season ahead. No one knows for sure what the fall is going to bring.”

The province is also adding more contact tracers and additional workers for long-term-care homes, he said.

 

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Numbers numbers numbers. Let’s play the magic number game

AlisonMyrden Runs screaming ... the sky is falling, the sky is falling!

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249/3 is also 83 which is less than 100+ and maybe daily reporting is less dramatic then taking a break for the wknd dog!

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