B.C.'s provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, compared the COVID-19 response on Monday to an Iron Man triathlon competition, with three strenuous legs to complete. The province, she said, is in the second leg and has "some big hills to climb." More:
UPDATE: Dr. Bonnie Henry clarified on Monday that the intent of restrictions on travel for sports is directed at teams travelling between regions and tournaments, not players travelling to the neighbouring community where their team is based.
B.C. health officials announced 17 COVID-19-related deaths and nearly 2,000 new cases over the weekend. Our @ZahraGlobalNews tells us about the confusion surrounding the new restrictions, and what Dr. Bonnie Henry said Monday to clarify the rules.
The general sentiment online seems to be "wait until Dr. Bonnie Henry talks about this Monday."
1800 warnings issued: Vancouver officials say parking lots at parks and beaches won't reopen this week, due to some not respecting physical distancing measures. What Dr. Bonnie Henry has to say when asked if more policing is needed: @GlobalBC News 5pm/6pm Monday
"For the next year, things will be different," Dr. Bonnie Henry said during her news briefing on Monday.