BC enacting new order restricting non-essential travel
BC enacting new order restricting non-essential travel
Travel restrictions coming as circuit breaker extended
20 April, 2021, 17:53
Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix will be joined by Premier John Horgan for the afternoon news conference.
"This will include random audits, not unlike roadside stops for counterattack during the Christmas season", Horgan explained.
Finally, new signs will also be posted along the BC-Alberta border, advising out-of-province travellers that they should only be coming into BC for essential purposes.
"They will be susceptible to all travelers, not just a few".
Horgan says "no additional authority" will be granted to police, and consultation will be done with BIPOC communities to make sure people aren't unfairly targeted.
Other regulations reportedly being developed will restrict travel within British Columbia as well, keeping residents within their own health regions with Horgan saying there will be fines for residents travelling outside of their area without a "legitimate reason".
There are 9,353 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, with 14,711 people under public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases.
Horgan says we have to take serious measures in order to get to the May long weekend and salvage our summer. "I continue to hope that the situation will soon improve, so that we can once again resume in person worship, which is so necessary to us as a sacramental Church".
British Columbians are asked to be mindful of traveling outside of their communities and health regions and reduce indoor and outdoor contacts. Those between 55 and 65 can also receive their AztraZeneca vaccine at a local pharmacy.
Starting this week, the province will also use AstraZeneca to target vaccination in 13 high-risk communities, mostly in the Fraser Health region.
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