The update comes after City of Vancouver officials announced new measures on Sunday to encourage and enforce physical distancing amidst reports many city residents were not taking distancing seriously.
In a press conference today, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry provided updates on the demographics of the current provincial cases and clarified the province’s testing strategy.
There are 77 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the provincial total to 340 — of which 200 are in the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority region.
All research teams whose activities are not exempt must develop plans to work remotely, suspend all in-person activities on university campuses and fully implement those plans by the end of the day on March 24.
At today’s press conference, both Henry and Minister of Health Adrian Dix stressed that it is critical that everyone in BC follow public health guidelines around social distancing measures — especially young people.
There were 45 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in BC today, bringing the provincial total to 231 — with 144 cases in the region under the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority.
The emergency declaration followed Henry’s announcement that there are 83 new confirmed cases in the BC and there have been 3 additional deaths.
Over the weekend 30 new cases of the virus were confirmed and 3 people in the Lynn Valley Care Centre passed away.
As of the writing of this article, there were no new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in BC according to the Public Health Agency of Canada. The provincial total remains at 73, while the nationwide total is 304.
There were 9 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in BC today, bringing the provincial total to 73.
While frequently washing your hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and water is the single best way to keep your hands clean, it is also possible to easily make your own hand sanitizer at home in the event of a shortage.
“When we ask people to wash their hands regularly, that’s playing a part. When we ask you to throw away kleenexes and not touch your face, that’s playing a part. When we ask you to support other people in the community, that’s playing a part.”
Standing at over 2,700 metres, Mount Shuksan, located in Washington state, is touted as one of the most-photographed mountains in the US — but this photogenic fixture is under threat.
All was well for the next four days until the team began receiving signals that the boat was heading off course to the south.
The faculty’s efforts have also extended beyond recruitment initiatives and into trying to address some of the more insidious issues that confront women once they enter engineering programs.