British Columbia’s Inside Well being Authority says it has recognized an extra 15 instances of COVID-19 linked to the Huge White group cluster, bringing the entire variety of instances to 111.
The well being authority mentioned Tuesday that of the 111 identified instances linked to this cluster, 77 reside at Huge White Ski Resort. Seventeen of these instances are nonetheless energetic and isolating at house.
The ski resort, close to Kelowna, fired a few of its staff for breaking a social accountability contract after well being officers introduced on Dec. 15 that 60 confirmed instances of COVID-19 had been linked to the resort.
The well being authority mentioned 94 folks have recovered thus far however that it continues to see a small improve in instances related to the cluster.
It additionally suggested folks to proceed following COVID-19 security measures and do their half to restrict additional publicity.
“Everybody within the Huge White group is reminded to keep away from social gatherings and that socialization should be restricted to instant family bubbles,” the assertion mentioned.
Inside Well being can be reminding folks to comply with public well being tips, akin to bodily distancing, washing arms repeatedly and carrying a masks.
Anybody who feels sick or has issues they have been uncovered to the virus can guide an appointment on-line by Inside Well being’s COVID-19 take a look at reserving type.