Events and gathering restrictions in place to Jan. 31

By College Relations | December 17, 2021
           

Text of "COVID-19 update" is overlain on a photo of Kelowna Trades building

To address rising COVID-19 case counts, the Government of B.C. has issued revised orders, which take effect on Monday, Dec. 20. Measures will extend to Jan. 31, 2022, at 11:59 p.m., and include:

  • limiting venues of 1,000 individuals or more to 50% of the seated capacity with reinforced masking requirements and scanning of the BC Vaccine Card QR code;
  • limiting indoor, personal gatherings, including in rental and vacation properties to the household/residents plus 10 individuals, or one additional household maximum if all are aged 12 and older are fully vaccinated;
  • requiring the BC Vaccine Card for organized events of all sizes and ensuring the QR code is scanned at events;
  • seating requirements and restricting movement between tables at food and liquor-serving premises, and reinforcing the need to wear masks when not seated;
  • pausing all sports tournaments while the order is in effect; and
  • all New Year’s Eve organized gatherings and events will be restricted to being seated-only events, with no mingling or dancing allowed.

Read the full news release online.



Tags: COVID-19 employees, COVID-19 students, COVID-19

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