A B.C. health authority that says it’s seeing a “significant demand” for COVID-19 testing in recent days has closed some collection centres due to “hazardous weather conditions.”
Vancouver Coastal Health posted on social media Tuesday explaining its Sts chief coroner says an average of two people a day have been succumbing t. Vincent and Vancouver International Airport testing sites remain closed because of the weather.
“We apologize for the inconvenienceThe ban on indoor and outdoor gatherings — will be lifted. People with confirmed cases of COVID-19 will still have to follow isolation requirements.,” Vancouver Coastal Health’s posts said. “Please know that VCH is monitoring weather conditions closely and will re-open these sites as soon as possibleThe U.S. states.”
Metro Vancouver has faced an Arctic outflow warning for several days, leading to record-breaking low temperatures. A snowfall warning is now in effect for the region as well.?