Latest COVID-19 update and information
By order and direction of the Provincial Health Officer, all events and social gatherings are currently suspended to significantly reduce COVID-19 transmission related to social interactions and travel.
The order is in effect from November 19, 2020 at midnight to December 7, 2020 at midnight. Read below for more information about what is restricted currently and what is encouraged.
Important COVID-19 links
- BC’s response to COVID-19: All information from the BC government about COVID-19.
- COVID-19 Provincial and federal benefits: British Columbians affected by the COVID-19 pandemic can access income supports, tax relief and direct funding for people, businesses and services.
- Musqueam’s COVID-19 page: resources for members, including department contact information.
Here are the latest case counts in British Columbia, as of Friday, December 4.
COVID-19 cases in British Columbia
As of Friday December 4, 2020
As In the past week (Friday Nov. 27 – Dec. 4)
|– 9,050 active cases of COVID-19||– 4,972 new cases in BC|
|– 338 individuals currently hospitalized||– 939 new cases in Vancouver Health region|
|– 76 are in intensive care||– 3,194 new cases in Fraser Health region
(Burnaby, Delta, Surrey, Chilliwack etc.)
|– 36,132 total cases||– 97 deaths|
Current BC health orders
BC provincial health orders are in place until at least Monday, December 7 for individuals and businesses to significantly reduce social interactions and travel.
All in-person events and community-based gatherings are suspended.
- Funerals, weddings and baptisms may proceed with a limited number of people and a COVID-19 Safety Plan in place. Maximum 10 people, including the officiant.
- Receptions associated with funerals, weddings or baptisms are not allowed at any location, that includes: inside or outside homes, any public or community-based venues.
- Religious in-person gatherings and worship services are suspended under the order.
- Restrictions in place for indoor physical activities and indoor/outdoor team sports.
- Going for a walk. Make sure a walk does not turn into a group of people meeting outside.
- Parents carpooling kids to and from school.
- Grandparents providing child care.
- Face coverings are now required in all indoor public spaces in the province.
- Musqueam Reserve is still closed to non-residents. Please tell friends and family to stay at home and not visit for any reason.