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Provincial Affairs Reporter covering the BC Legislature for #CBC. All things politics: tanya.fletcher@cbc.ca. (Yes, all views expressed are mine alone)
25 May
BREAKING: BC unveils 'Re-start 2.0'. The following thread breaks down what will resume when. Attached is an overview, but all of it with a caveat: Re-opening is based on dates AND data, so it's all dependent on meeting specific thresholds. @cbcnewsbc #cbc #bcpoli #bcleg #cdnpoli Image
*Personal Gatherings* (people you know):
-MAY 25th: indoor gatherings up to 5 people, or 1 other household
-JUNE 15th: outdoor gatherings up to 50 people
-JULY 1st: return to normal for indoor & outdoor gatherings
-SEPT. 7th: normal social contact
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*Organized Gatherings* (could be strangers):
-MAY 25th: indoor seated gatherings of 10 people, outdoor seated gatherings of 50 people
-JUNE 15th: indoor gatherings of 50 people
-JULY 1st: fairs and festivals can resume
-SEPT. 7th: concerts can resume
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4 Jun 20
BREAKING: BC releases geographical-specific #COVID19 data, breaking down case counts beyond health authorities. This sources health service delivery areas - pink is overall, purple is recent. NOTE: #Richmond has had 0 cases since at least May 18th. @cbcnewsbc #cbc #bcpoli #bcleg
NEW: Fascinating first look at virus origin in BC, using genome sequencing to trace where #COVID19 was picked up. NOTE: first surge of European-like / Eastern Canada cases stemmed from Vancouver dental conference outbreak. @cbcnewsbc #cbc #bcpoli #bcleg #cdnpoli #coronavirus
NEW: Here is a map overlaying the breakdown of local regions vs. where #coronavirus was picked up. NOTE: bulk of Metro Vancouver's cases had Washington State-like lineage (which also envelops similar genomic cases from other parts of US). @cbcnewsbc #cbc #bcpoli #bcleg #COVID19
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