Peace Arch border crossing. (Aaron Hinks photo)

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

MARCH 21: Canada-U.S. border closed Friday night, 74 new cases

Here’s the latest from Surrey, White Rock and area on the COVID-19 outbreak for Saturday, March 21:

• The Canada-U.S. border closed Friday night

READ ALSO: Border between Canada and U.S. likely to close Friday night: Trudeau, March 19, 2020

• There are 74 new cases in B.C. as of noon Saturday

• 27 people are currently in hospital, with 12 in intensive care

• There have now been 10 deaths

• B.C. now has more than 400 COVID-19 cases

READ ALSO: More than 400 COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths in B.C.

• Health minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry have announced a ban on personal service businesses such as salons, spas, tattoo parlours

READ ALSO: B.C.’s top doctor orders immediate closure of salons, spas and other personal services, March 21, 2020

• Surrey parks and playgrounds remain open as of Saturday morning, despite complaints from residents

• White Rock has closed four playgrounds

This list will be updated throughout the day

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