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Coronavirus: Okanagan retirement home outbreak declared over, but 51 new cases for Interior Health – Okanagan

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A coronavirus outbreak at an Okanagan retirement home is now over, health officials said on Tuesday as 51 new cases for Interior Health were announced. According to Interior Health, the outbreak at Heritage Retirement Residence in West Kelowna is over. IH says an outbreak is declared over when two …

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Coronavirus: 11 more cases at Big White, outbreak declared at Kamloops hospital

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The Big White community cluster grew another 11 cases, Interior Health announced on Friday. The extra cases pushed the overall total to 214 since the cluster at the ski resort near Kelowna was first announced in mid-December. Of the 11 new cases, seven are said to reside or work …

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Coronavirus: Big White Ski Resort pegs financial losses in millions due to pandemic measures – Okanagan

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Big White Ski Resort says its finances continue to tumble downhill during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. This week, the resort reported millions of dollars in lost revenue amid health restrictions and travel advisories. In December, provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry repeatedly discouraged non-essential travel, citing health concerns. Then …

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Coronavirus: Big White cluster grows another 28 cases – Okanagan

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The community cluster at Big White Ski Resort continues to grow, health officials announced on Tuesday afternoon. Interior Health said another 28 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been identified, pushing the cluster total to 203. The health agency said of the 28 new cases, 22 either reside or work …

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Coronavirus: Big White community cluster grows another 13 cases; total now 175

Coronavirus: Big White community cluster grows another 13 cases; total now 175

The Big White community cluster continues to grow, with another 13 cases of COVID-19 announced on Friday by Interior Health. The total number of confirmed cases at the popular ski resort east of Kelowna is now 175, though health officials say 143 of those have recovered. Interior Health said …

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Big White limits resort to ‘locals only’ following B.C.’s extension of health restrictions

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Have plans to visit Big White Ski Resort? If you’re not an area resident, consider those plans scrubbed. On Friday, the popular resort east of Kelowna announced that it was cancelling all bookings from non-local customers. Big White said its restriction decision was in response to Thursday’s announcement by …

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Coronavirus: Big White community cluster still growing, 25 more cases

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The Big White community COVID-19 cluster has increased in size again, Interior Health announced on Tuesday afternoon. The health agency is reporting that another 25 confirmed cases have been linked to the ski resort near Kelowna, upping the total to 136. The cluster was first reported on Dec. 15, …

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Big White: 6 RCMP officers to be stationed on the mountain for New Year’s Eve – Okanagan

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Big White Ski Resort’s management team is hoping for a quiet night on New Year’s Eve. “We’re really hoping that this is the one night that people play by the rules,” Big White Ski Resort’s senior vice president Michael Ballingall said. Read more: Coronavirus: Employees fired in wake of …

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Coronavirus: Big White community cluster grows another 15 cases, now at 111 – Okanagan

Coronavirus: Big White community cluster grows another 15 cases, now at 111 - Okanagan

The community cluster at Big White Ski Resort near Kelowna is now over 100 cases, Interior Health announced on Tuesday afternoon. The health agency said an additional 15 cases of COVID-19 have been identified, which pushed the overall total of confirmed cases to 111. It also said of the …

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Coronavirus: 64 COVID-19 cases now recovered at Big White cluster

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The community cluster at Big White Ski Resort has grown to 96 confirmed cases, however Interior Health has confirmed 64 of them have now recovered. There was an increase of 20 new cases but they were expected, as many of them shared households with someone that had tested positive …

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