Local News Initiative reporter
Friday, 7 new cases of COVID-19 were announced in the health district of the Ministry of the Interior. According to data from the provincial health bureau, A total of 19 cases urged BC government officials Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Secretary Adrian Dix
Henry and Dix also said residents would "build a firewall" to fight the virus. By midnight tonight, they are ordering all restaurants and bars to close for dining services. This is just a few hours after the mayor of Vancouver, Kennedy Stewart, also imposed a mandate on the city.
"From today, my order is that restaurants must use only take-away or delivery models to best protect us," said Henry.
Henry continued to encourage continued outing and as long as dredging measures can be taken Work. She urges businesses to stay in business if they can conduct business safely, comply with social evacuation regulations, and support employees to stay home when they are sick.
At a press conference on Friday afternoon, the two 77 new cases were announced across the state. As of today, there are 348 confirmed viral cases in the province as of today. The majority of cases occurred at the Vancouver Coastal Health and Fraser Health Department. Of the 348 cases, 22 were in The hospital was treated and 10 of them were in the hospital's intensive care unit and 6 were reported to have fully recovered.
Dr. Henry said that the remaining cases were recovering at home. Henry and Dix emphasized Need the support of our tireless medical staff at this time.
"I know that there have been a lot of worries and anxieties and we will no longer have what we need Supplies. Whether it's pre-hospital care, home care, our community doctors, or our long-term care homes, there is a need to protect healthcare professionals in all areas. "And what I want to say is that now that we have done this throughout the province and nationwide
we do have supplies now, and we are committed to doing our best to ensure that we continue to have what we need most now Protect everyone in our healthcare system.
Dicks and Henry will make another announcement on Saturday afternoon to ensure the province is up-to-date on the evolving Cover-19 situation.