Coronavirus: BC health officials to provide COVID-19 update from long weekend | LIVE

B.C. health officials are set to provide the COVID-19 numbers from the long weekend.

On Friday, B.C. reported 445 new cases of COVID-19 and 10 additional deaths.

Henry also said B.C. had also detected the first case of a new variant of the virus, dubbed B1.525 and associated with travel to Nigeria.

In addition, as of Friday, Washington State has nearly five times the total cases compared to B.C. There are also nearly four times the deaths and five times the hospitalizations. However, Washington State has vaccinated more than a million people compared to B.C.

The province is expecting 55,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine this week.

For more details: https://globalnews.ca/news/7643337/bc-coronavirus-update-february-16-2021/

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