WHISTLER (News 1130) — You cannot go to church or a movie, but you can nevertheless head up to Whistler for a working day vacation.
Regardless of 547 circumstances of COVID-19 joined to the vacation resort municipality above the previous thirty day period, no fast action is remaining taken to shut down ski resorts.
Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry suggests endeavours are staying built to help persons with discounted passes who are nervous about violating her “stay local” directives.
“I know they are coming out with a approach. I hope it will be next week. But it is 1 of the issues that has been brought to their awareness. I know the group is pretty involved about that, also,” she explained.
Whistler RCMP states about the weekend, officers responded to 7 complaints connected to COVID-19 and issued 5 tickets for violating provincial community wellbeing orders.
Henry claims it is however ok to go to Whistler, as long as you are not investing the night.
“What I’m telling people today is it is okay to go outdoors to go skiing. It is the ‘befores and the afters,’ the events, and the getting together, and the social accumulating — those have under no circumstances been suitable,” she said.
“That is wherever we’re seeing transmission going on in numerous communities,” Henry added.
We will have to wait right up until following 7 days to uncover out what accurately is staying performed to prevent the distribute of the virus at ski resorts. There have been hints that persons with passes that expire at the close of this time may possibly be permitted to roll them in excess of until next year, but that hasn’t been confirmed but.
Health and fitness Minister Adrian Dix states inspections by WorkSafeBC have now been stepped up at organizations wherever exposures have been recorded — not just in Whistler, but also Fernie and at Significant White around Kelowna.