The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern):
The Victoria Police Department’s patrol officers paid tribute to hospital staff with a 15-car salute Thursday.
A news release says officers began their night shift by visiting the Royal Jubilee Hospital to acknowledge the health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A full watch of patrol officers circled the Royal Jubilee Hospital in their police cars with their lights activated around 7 p.m.
The officers got out of their vehicles outside the emergency room bay and took a moment to clap and celebrate the work of hospital staff and health care workers.
Chief Del Manak says as first responders, they recognize their “incredible” work during the crisis.