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COVID-19 exposure warning issued for Vancouver's Wreck Beach

(Jonathan Szekeres, NEWS 1130 Photo)
Summary

VCH has issued a COVID-19 exposure alert for Wreck Beach Aug. 15

The health authority says the risk is low, but anyone who was at the beach on Aug. 15 is being asked to self-monitor

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — A COVID-19 exposure alert has been issued for Vancouver’s Wreck Beach earlier this month.

The health authority says the risk is believed to be low, but anyone who was at the beach on Aug. 15 is being asked to self-monitor for symptoms.

While the health authority didn’t have more information to offer, the exposure date is the same night a crowded drum circle gathered on the beach.

B.C. announced its highest daily count of cases, with 124 new infections in a 24-hour period Friday.