October 2, 2020
Confirmed cases have decreased in BC this week. Confirmed cases in the Interior region and more specifically the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Delivery Area remain low. Even though our numbers remain low, it’s important to not become complacent.
Remember the basics. Keep your group small, wash your hands, carry a mask just in case you need it and if you feel sick stay home.
According to the BC Centre for Disease Control (CDC), new case counts are generally increasing in the Interior in the past few weeks. That being said, we are not experiencing a peak similar to July. A total of 15 new cases were reported in the Interior region over the course of the last week compared to 31 the previous week.
The Weekly Surveillance Report - Key Findings:
There is 1 new reported case in the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Delivery Area in the past 14 days.
The province has released its economic recovery plan – Stronger BC. The plan outlines the latest steps the Government of British Columbia is taking to help people, businesses and communities recover and come out of COVID-19 stronger and better prepared. The Plan is essentially framed under 4 themes:
For more information - https://strongerbc.gov.bc.ca/