British Columbia health officials are scheduled to provide their latest update on the province’s novel coronavirus response at 1 p.m. PT, Saturday.

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

Earlier Saturday, Canada’s national death toll from the virus surpassed 7,000.

1:35Impact of self-quarantine orders in B.C.

Impact of self-quarantine orders in B.C.

On Friday, B.C. reported just four new cases of COVID-19, and no new deaths.

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It brings the total number of confirmed cases in B.C. to 2,562, nearly 85 per cent of which have recovered.

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The number of active cases B.C. is managing dropped to 221, as of Friday. Of those, 34 patients are in hospital, six of them in intensive care.


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