Canada announces first COVID-19 death

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VICTORIA, British Columbia (CNN) — The Canadian province British Columbia announced a coronavirus-related death on Monday, the first in the nation.

We, unfortunately, have had a death here in British Columbia. One of the residents of the Lynn Valley care home who was infected with COVID-19 passed away last night.

Dr. Bonnie Henry, British Columbia Health Officer

Canadian health officials announced two new presumptive cases of COVID-19 in the province of Alberta on Sunday night, marking four cases in as many days.

“We continue to monitor the situation on a very much ongoing basis,” said Canadian Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam in Ottowa on Monday.


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