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BC’s Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry has provided an update on the five cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the province.

"Today, we are announcing the first individual confirmed to have COVID-19 in B.C. has recovered. This is indicated by the resolution of symptoms, followed by two successive negative test results 24 hours apart.”

"The four remaining B.C. patients with COVID-19 are recovering in isolation at home with support and monitoring from public-health teams. The fifth case identified on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, was confirmed by the National Microbiology Laboratory on Saturday, Feb. 15.”

Dr. Henry also noted that the most recent case, a woman in her 30s living in the Interior, remains in isolation but is doing well.

 

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