The BC. The government has announced significant new restrictions to reduce COVID-19 transmission

“COVID-19 continues to pose challenges for people and businesses across B C.and we are grateful for the sacrifices people continue to make to protect one another, ”said Prime Minister John Horgan on Monday

“We know the idea of ​​more restrictions is not welcome news, but we ask people to rise to the challenge with confidence that vaccines mean better days are ahead. We’re not out of the woods yet, however.” the instructions from the provincial health officer, combined with our vaccines, give us the tools we need to get out of this pandemic together ”

All premises in which food and spirits are served are only allowed to offer take-out or delivery services. Dine-in service is prohibited, except for outdoor terraces

People who dine on terraces should only do so with their immediate household or core bladder

Indoor group adult fitness activities of all types are now paused under instructions. Gyms and fitness centers are limited to one-on-one or one-on-one activities only, including one-on-one classes

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The previously announced class deviation for limited indoor services has been suspended, meaning churches will no longer be able to hold indoor events at Easter

The province has not introduced a travel ban, but continues to restrict itself to essential travel, work or medical reasons to stay at home in daycare and get tested immediately

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In a new measure, the Whistler-Blackcomb ski area is now open until 19 Closed April 2021 to combat and prevent the spread of community related non-essential travel

“Rising case numbers, worrying variants, increased transmission and an increase in severe cases are major concerns,” said Health Minister Adrian Dix on Monday

“BC. Public health officials are now making the tough decisions to break the chain and protect our communities ”

The School Public Health Guidelines have also been changed to accommodate students up to 4th grade To support and encourage class to wear masks in school

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BC. Officials reported Monday 2518 new cases of COVID-19 in the last three days, plus six new deaths

There were 936 cases from Friday to Saturday, the highest one-day number in the province

In addition, 805 cases were reported from Saturday to Sunday and 777 cases from Sunday to Monday

The 7-day average for new cases in BC. has risen to 803 A week ago it was 600

Global News has confirmed that the National Advisory Committee on Immunization will announce national guidelines later Monday stating that the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine should not be used in anyone under the age of 55

On Monday, Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization recommended that AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine not be given to anyone under the age of 55

Provincial Health Officer Dr Bonnie Henry said Monday BC. will suspend the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine for those under the age of 55 for the next few days ”


British Columbia’s original plan was to use the AstraZeneca vaccine to focus on clusters, outbreaks, and priority groups The vast majority of those expected to receive the vaccine are under the age of 55

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World News – CA – COVID: New restrictions have been introduced, including personal eating in the BC. Bars and restaurants

Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/7726247/bc-covid-19-restricitons-astrazeneca-rollout/