Little Clarita was the first baby in B.C. born in 2020. She arrived at 12:01 a.m. at Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster. (Fraser Health/Twitter)

B.C.’s first baby of 2020 arrives in New Westminster

Girl was born at 12:01 a.m. at Royal Columbian Hospital

B.C.’s first baby of the new decade was born at Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster.

The little girl, named Clarita, arrived at 12:01 a.m., weighing 4 lbs. and 10 oz., according to the Fraser Health Authority.

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