Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix will be giving a televised provincial update on coronavirus cases in the province on Saturday.
This comes after a record-breaking 589 new COVID-19 cases were announced on Friday.
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Health officials normally provide daily COVID-19 updates during the week, with televised press conferences on Monday and Thursday and written briefings on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday.
Henry and Dix have not yet provided a reason behind Saturday’s briefing.
This is the first time since spring that officials will be holding a COVID-19 press conference on the weekend.