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B.C. strengthens COVID-19 measures including limiting restaurant table sizes to 6

December 22, 2021  By Bakers Journal


British Columbia’s health officer is implementing additional measures to address rising COVID-19 case counts in an effort reduce the potential to overstress the health-care system.

Revised provincial health officer orders will take effect on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021, at 11:59 p.m.

The restrictions will extend to Jan. 18, 2022, at 11:59 p.m., and include:

  • no organized indoor social events and gatherings of any size
  • concerts, sports games and theatres reduced to 50 per cent seated capacity, regardless of venue size
  • closing gyms, fitness centres and dance studios
  • closing bars and nightclubs
  • limiting table sizes at restaurants, cafes and pubs to a maximum of six people per table with physical distancing or barriers

These restrictions are in addition to the revised orders that took effect on Monday, Dec. 20.

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