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Physical distancing has halved rate of spread of COVID-19 in B.C., modelling suggests

"What we need, though, is for everybody to continue to pay attention to these measures so we can continue to prevent transmission in our communities."
By: Greggory Clark
March 28, 2020
Image: CBC News
Image: CBC News

While stressing that the province still must do everything it can to prepare, health officials say physical distancing measures are successfully slowing the rate of spread in British Columbia.

"I'm trying not to over-call it, but I do believe we've seen a flattening, a falling-off of that curve," provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said Friday.

"What we need, though, is for everybody to continue to pay attention to these measures so we can continue to prevent transmissions in our communities."

Source: CBC News

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