Posted April 23, 2020 4:24 pm

B.C. health officials are scheduled to provide their daily update on the province’s novel coronavirus pandemic response at 3 p.m. PT on Thursday.

Global News will stream the briefing live here on our website and on our Facebook page, and carry it on BC1.

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A day earlier, the province reported its largest single-day jump in new COVID-19 cases since March. Health officials confirmed 1,795 cases of the virus and 90 deaths.

Earlier Thursday, Saskatchewan announced plans to gradually begin reopening its economy starting May 4.

3:23COVID-19 pandemic: Premier urges patience before rushing back to normal

COVID-19 pandemic: Premier urges patience before rushing back to normal

B.C. has said it could begin relaxing its most severe pandemic restrictions by mid-May at the earliest, and only if new cases and outbreaks decline significantly.


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