COVID-19 update for July 31: Here’s the latest on coronavirus in B.C.

Article content continued

• COVID-19: What’s open and closed in Metro Vancouver due to coronavirus

• B.C. COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool


LATEST UPDATES

3 p.m. – Health officials issue statement on latest figures on COVID-19 in B.C.

Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix will update the number of COVID-19 cases, deaths and recoveries across the province.

12 a.m. – Health officials urge caution this long weekend

Health Minister Adrian Dix and Dr. Bonnie Henry, the provincial health officer, confirmed 29 new cases on Thursday, a number connected to the Canada Day activities in Kelowna.

Henry said “what you do today and this weekend determines how we manage in the weeks and months ahead.”

Dix echoed the message, suggesting B.C. could also stand for “battle COVID” this weekend. “It should also stand for break the chain. It should also stand for bend the curve.”

A total of 3,591 people have tested positive for the coronavirus since the disease reached British Columbia, but 3,155 people have recovered. The death toll remains 194 British Columbians, which was unchanged on Thursday.



LOCAL RESOURCES

Here are a number of information and landing pages for COVID-19 from various health and government agencies.

• B.C. COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool

• Vancouver Coastal Health – Information on Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

• HealthLink B.C. – Coronavirus (COVID-19) information page

• B.C. Centre for Disease Control – Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

• Government of Canada – Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Outbreak update

• World Health Organization – Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak

–with files from The Canadian Press

tinyurlis.gdu.nuclck.ruulvis.netshrtco.de

Leave a reply

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>