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Coronavirus outbreak: B.C. announces 4 new COVID-19 deaths as new cases hit 3-week low | FULL

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British Columbia’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Bonnie Henry and health minister Adrian Dix provided an update on the COVID-19 response in the province on Tuesday. They announced that four more British Columbians had died as a result of the virus, bringing the province’s total to 43. However, the number of new confirmed COVID-19 cases dropped again on Tuesday to its lowest in the last three weeks. Twenty-five new confirmed cases were reported, as opposed to the 26 new cases that were announced on Monday. Henry added that “this is our time to care and protect each other” and that the province needs to “continue to stay united and stay strong.” Dix stated that B.C. had more than 4,500 empty hospital beds ready in case of a surge of new serious infections. As of April 7, the province had 1,291 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 805 of whom have fully recovered. For more info, please go to Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: Like Global News on Facebook HERE: Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: #GlobalNews #COVID19 #coronavirus