"If we wait until there is a case at the University of Victoria, it will be too late."
Two NBA players have tested positive for the virus.
Provincial and federal authorities have advised against travelling on cruise ships at this time
The event was scheduled for March 15th.
BREAKING: A man in his 60s who recently travelled to Egypt
Supported by a $478,000 grant from the federal government
There have now been over 100 reported cases of the disease in Canada
Two of them work at the North Vancouver care centre where one person died recently
In an official statement released today.
The schools were closed as a precaution as the illness has not been confirmed as a case of coronavirus
BREAKING: There are now 32 cases of COVID-19 in B.C.
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The upcoming Roll Up The Rim contest will also be affected.
Of BC's 21 confirmed COVID-19 cases, four patients have fully recovered.
There are residents from Victoria on-board the ship.
One of the patients has not recently travelled and has had no contact with anyone previously diagnosed with COVID-19.
But they will continue to honour the 10 cent discount for those who bring one in
She is currently in isolation in ICU at Vancouver General Hospital
All three returned to Canada after travelling to Iran
Nearly 3,000 people have succumbed to the disease worldwide
The suspension was initially supposed to last til February 29th
Wearing a mask could actually put you more at risk of the illness, the agency says
JUST IN: There are now 7,834 confirmed cases of coronavirus around the world
There are now nearly 6,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in China
“I would be absolutely surprised if we did not have more cases,” the province’s Public Health Officer said.
There is currently one confirmed case and one presumptive case of coronavirus in Canada