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COVID-19: Daily update on the pandemic in Surrey, White Rock and beyond

APRIL 25: New safety measures in place for Canada Post

Here’s your update on the COVID-19 pandemic in Surrey, White Rock and beyond for Saturday, April 25:

• FVDED In The Park has been rescheduled for 2021

READ ALSO: Surrey’s FVDED in the Park rescheduled for 2021, new lineup to be announced, April 25, 2020

• Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced 95 new cases as of Saturday, for a provincewide total of 1,948

• Nearly half of the new cases are from a prison outbreak

• There have been two additional deaths, bringing B.C.’s total to 100

READ ALSO: B.C.’s COVID-19 death toll reaches 100; 95 new cases with nearly half from prison outbreak, April 25, 2020

• The province announced the B.C. government had secured agreements with hotels to house people living in three tent cities

READ ALSO: B.C. enacts provincial order to move homeless at 3 large encampments into hotels, April 25, 2020

• Canada Post has put new health and safety measures in place across the country

READ ALSO: New safety measures for Canada Post amid pandemic, April 25, 2020

• Squamish RCMP is warning people to stick to banging pots and pans during the 7 p.m. cheer

READ ALSO: Don’t use fireworks, bear bangers to celebrate health-care workers: RCMP, April 24, 2020

• Henry is preparing for a “second phase” of health restrictions that eases restrictions on people and the economy

READ ALSO: Hints of COVID-19 relief for B.C. as restaurants, haircuts considered, April 24, 2020


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