B.C. health officials impose additional COVID-19 restrictions on northern B.C. to curb transmission – CBC

Limits to indoor and outdoor gatherings, alcohol service restrictions, nightclubs to close

Oct 14, 2021

Health officials in B.C. have introduced more restrictions for the northern part of the province in an attempt to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Starting at midnight, personal indoor and outdoor gatherings will be restricted to fully vaccinated people only, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced Thursday during a live news conference.

Indoor restrictions will continue to be limited to five people, and outdoor gatherings will be capped at 25 people.

In making the announcement, Henry exempted an area west of Kitwanga, including Terrace, where she said the vaccination rate was substantially higher.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/northern-covid-health-update-1.6211340

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