Indoor dining and outdoor sports with no fans in attendance can resume under certain restrictions, while the ban remains on non-essential travel outside of a health authority.
If case numbers remain low, and at least 70 per cent of the population is immunized, the B.C. government figures the public can go grocery shopping, to the office, and to community centres again without wearing a mask as soon as July.
Officials are also now allowing organized outdoor gatherings - such as weddings - of up to 50 people, provided that they are seated and there's a safety plan in place.
The province's restart plan is separated into four steps, and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry stressed that only the first one - which begins Tuesday - is set in stone.
The earliest travel restrictions could be lifted is June 15, with recreational travel permitted only within residents' regions.
- In-person faith-based gatherings can be held in a reduced capacity.
Organized gatherings indoors can have a maximum of 50 people indoors or outdoors.
High-intensity indoor fitness classes will be acceptable after June 15 as well.
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