Coronavirus: No deaths today, but 45 new cases confirmed

New B.C. coronavirus cases surge to 50 ahead of long weekend

New B.C. coronavirus cases surge to 50 ahead of long weekend

The online guide, called "Dr. Bonnie Henry's Good Times Guide", features a colourful, cartoon version of B.C.'s provincial health officer, and offers tips on how to avoid catching or spreading COVID-19.

For Covid-19, the World Health Organization says that data to date suggests that 80% of infections are mild or asymptomatic; 15% are severe infection, requiring oxygen and 5% are critical, requiring ventilation.

People are being urged to exercise extreme caution this bank holiday weekend, to try stop the spread of Covid-19.

The new outbreak at Dania Home brings the number of active outbreaks at long-term care and assisted living facilities in the province to two.

Province-wide, 50 new cases were announced, including five epi-linked cases. One other such outbreak is ongoing at Holy Family Hospital in Vancouver.

The staffer worked only in one contained unit, Fraser Health said in a news release, and is in self-isolation at home.

Dix and Henry said there have been no new community outbreaks over the last 24 hours.

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However, infections are rising rapidly in states like Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka . The national capital's COVID-19 tally has moved past 1.35 lakh.

The latter outbreak prompted the provincial government to announce Thursday that it would restrict non-resident travel to the archipelago.

Though it says we all love good times, you're now encouraged to follow Dr. Henry's guide and help keep each other safe and healthy.

With the B.C. Day long weekend around the corner, health officials in British Columbia are still reminding you to "play safe and stay safe".

"Let's socialize safely by keeping our groups small, using the layers of protection and giving everyone enough space to stay safe, whether at a backyard barbecue, on a friend's boat or enjoying a nearby park", continued the statement.

There has now been a total of 1,763 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland, with 26,109 cases - this includes the denotification of one previously confirmed case.

There has been one new death from the virus in the past day for a new total of 195 while a total of 3,168 have recovered.

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