2021-11-22 BC

Mitigation Measures

This article reports that a tribunal rejected a human rights complaint from a woman who refused to wear a mask in a Lululemon store, and refused what the tribunal thought were reasonable accommodations.


This article reports on a snafu? poor messaging? at the border. There was a directive that Canadians in BC could go to the US for essential travel, including buying essential supplies. CBSA understood the directive to mean, “if you were unable to reach services in Canada”, but a lot of people took it to mean it was a free pass to go to Costco and Trader Joe’s. Thus CBSA was giving out a lot of CAD$5700 fines, which was making a lot of people unhappy. CBSA apparently has stopped giving out the fines. (When I read the directive, it looks to me like CBSA had the more understandable interpretation, but I’m not a lawyer and I don’t handle the NDP’s public relations.)

Transmission

This report says that 11,000 health care workers in BC have gotten COVID-19. That works out to 5.4% of B.C. COVID cases, and 9% of all health care workers.

Statistics

Fri/Sat: +390 cases
Sat/Sun: +332 cases
Sun/Mon: +330 cases

Over the weekend, an average of about +3 deaths, +1,237 first doses, +2,890 second doses, +10,347 other doses per day.

Currently 337 in hospital / 115 in ICU, 3,137 active cases, 210,070 recovered.

first dosessecond doses
of adults91.3%87.9%
of over-12s90.9%87.3%
of all BCers82.6%79.3%

Charts

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