15 people tested positive for COVID-19 after attending a 50-person party in the Fraser Valley area over the Family Day weekend.
According to Dr. Bonnie Henry, this games night was cause for concern. The people who tested positive transmitted the virus to their workplaces, schools and even a daycare as a result.
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- Nearly 90% of COVID-19 Fines in B.C. Have Been Disputed or Not Paid
This Party In Fraser Valley Was Not The Only Gathering
The weekend games night party in Fraser Valley is just one example of the recent public violations.
In the past week alone, Richmond RCMP have given out thousands of dollars in fines in connection to gatherings. Among others:
- A karaoke bar was found to be hosting a gathering with 34 staff and patrons, fines and tickets were given on February 13.
- Another gathering on February 14 was found where 21 people were fined at an unlicensed drinking establishment.
With the variants and risk of transmission, B.C.’s state of emergency, nearing a year, was extended to March 2.
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