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Big White Ski resort records more COVID-19 cases

Last Updated Jan 12, 2021 at 4:37 pm PST

FILE - Big White. (Chad Harris, CityNews Photo)

Interior Health says another 19 cases of COVID-19 have been recorded at Big White

All but 55 of the 162 cases of COVID-19 confirmed at Big White involve people living in the area

KELOWNA (NEWS 1130) – The Big White Ski Resort has recorded 19 more cases of COVID-19 since Friday.

All but 55 of the 162 cases confirmed so far by Interior Health are people living in the area near Kelowna. The so-called community cluster was initially linked to a party in late November.

Right now, 29 cases are still listed as active.

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Skiing on the mountain has been deemed safe, as long as you stick to your immediate household bubble and don’t socialize with others.

Under current public health orders, social gatherings have been restricted and there is an advisory to only travel if it is essential, which means sticking to local ski hills.