Canada records first COVID-19 death

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Canada now has its first death from COVID-19.

British Columbia's provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says a man has died at a care centre in North Vancouver.

In addition to the death, B-C health officials have announced five more confirmed cases of the illness, bringing the total in Canada to 76 -- 32 in B-C.

No details have been given about the man who died other than that he was a resident of the Lynn Valley care home.