Global News published this video item, entitled “BC health officials provide update on respiratory season | LIVE” – below is their description.
With spring in full swing, the B.C. government is set to provide an update on the respiratory illness season.
Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry are expected to speak at 1 p.m. PT.
This announcement comes after what health officials called a “winter surge” in respiratory illnesses at the end of last year as the province was plagued with a surge in COVID-19, influenza and RSV infection cases.
The province said last fall that it planned on adding 1,500 more hospital beds if needed, going into spring.
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