IH chief medical officer orders closure of all gyms, yoga studios

Gyms, yoga studios closing

All gyms, yoga studios, training centres and similar facilities are to close immediately in B.C.'s southern Interior.

That's the order from the Interior Health (IH) Chief Medical Officer Dr. Sue Pollock. It doesn't matter if it's indoors or outdoors, according to a press release from IH.

"The Chief MHO has determined that gatherings of people at these facilities constitute close personal contact, which promotes the transmission and increased spread of COVID-19," states the release.

The order is set to expire on May 30, but may be revised. The IH region includes the Thompson valley, Okanagan valley, Kootenays and Cariboo region.

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