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

MAY 9: Surrey Schools superintendent gives tentative plan for part-time return to schools

Here’s your daily update on the pandemic in Surrey, White Rock and beyond for Saturday, May 9:

• Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says there are 15 new cases, for a total of 2,330 provincewide

• There have been two additional deaths, bringing B.C.’s total to 129

• 1,659 people have recovered (71 per cent)

• 69 people are hospitalized, with 21 in critical care or ICU

• An employee at a South Surrey Loblaw warehouse has tested positive

READ ALSO: South Surrey Loblaw employee tests positive for COVID-19, May 8, 2020

• Surrey Schools superintendent gives tentative plan for part-time return to schools

READ ALSO: Surrey Schools looking to ‘balance’ face-to-face, remote learning: superintendent, May 8, 2020

• Following the death of a South Surrey woman, without a support worker or family by her, advocates say concerns are being heard

READ ALSO: South Surrey advocate ‘optimistic’ hospital-visitor policy changes imminent, May 8, 2020

• The City of Delta has reopened sports courts and other outdoor amenities

READ ALSO: Delta reopens sports courts, other outdoor amenities, May 8, 2020

• TransLink will no longer be going forward with some of its previously announced route reductions and layoffs

READ ALSO: TransLink scraps layoffs impacting 1,500 employees amid emergency provincial funding, May 8, 2020

• B.C. Attorney General David Eby has been appointed to a federal committee to make a path out of the suspension of courtroom proceedings due to COVID-19

READ ALSO: B.C. joins national effort to deal with COVID-19 court backups, May 8, 2020

• What will B.C.’s phased in approach look like?

READ ALSO: COVID-19: Here’s a phase-by-phase look at how B.C. hopes to re-open parts of society, May 8, 2020

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