‘It'll be interesting to see what the Vancouver Island numbers do by the middle of next week -- the incubation period will be up then’, North Cowichan Mayor Al Siebring
|North Cowichan Mayor|
... we are respectfully asking you to enact a Public Health Order prior to the upcoming May long weekend that would restrict long weekend usage (defined as Thursday through Tuesday) to "essential travel only" on the BC Ferry system. That next long weekend is just over a month away, which provides ample time to do the analysis required to arrive at clear definitions around “essential travel”, along with an appropriate and robust mechanism for enforcement ...
“We weren't expecting a formal answer yet”, stated Siebring.
It is truly regrettable that we are forced to request these more stringent measures because a tiny minority of people simply refuse to heed your directives and our collective pleas for self-isolation.