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B.C.’s daily COVID-19 cases continue decline, with 250

B.C.’s daily COVID-19 cases continue decline, with 250”

There are 3,580 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, a decrease of 202 from Tuesday. Those plans will be ready by July 1.

CBC News will livestream the news conference.

Step one began on May 25, allowing indoor gatherings with either a maximum of five visitors or one additional household, and indoor and outdoor dining will resume for groups of up to six people.

Restrictions will continue to ease in the coming weeks.

Northern Health accounted for 8 of the new cases as the region now has 117 active, a mark that dropped by 11 since yesterday (Tuesday). Health officials also backtracked on allowing in-person religious services.

Henry says 2,979,951 doses of COVID-19 have been administered to British Columbians, including 152,010 second doses.

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People enjoy the Robson Square plaza in Vancouver on March 31.

This entire plan is based on keeping COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations low.

Horgan said the plan to reopen involves the gradual lifting of health restrictions and, by July, the province will be in a much better place.

"As immunization is the foundation of our approach, it's crucial to our success that we all get registered and vaccinated", reads a joint statement from Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix. There would also be a "return to normal" for indoor and outdoor gatherings.

Walt Judas, B.C.'s Tourism Industry Association chief executive officer, said the non-essential travel restrictions were deeply felt by tourism operators who saw fishing, golfing and weekend getaway ventures dry up.



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