B.C. health officials to provide Friday COVID-19 update

British Columbia health officials are slated to provide their latest update on the province’s COVID-19 response at 3 p.m. Friday.

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

The province set records Thursday for daily new cases and active cases. It also saw a record-tying 13 deaths for the second day in a row.

Earlier Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said a “majority” of Canadians should be vaccinated against the virus by September.

A clear timeline for the vaccine rollout remains unclear.

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