BC. strip club linked to the business COVID-19 “around the rules in some respects”: Henry – BC


The provincial health officer of British Columbia, says that a strip club in Vancouver linked to several cases of COVID-19 “bypasses the rules in some way”.Dr. Bonnie Henry said that three people were at Brandi’s Exotic Show Lounge on Hornby Street between 21 hours and 21 hours. and 3 o’clock in the morning of June 21 to 24, tested positive for the new coronavirus.

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Anyone who has attended Brandi during these hours must be monitored for symptoms for 14 days. Henry said that contact tracing is underway in relation to the event of exposure, and ” multiple close contacts are isolated. “

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A message on the Web site of Brandi indicates that the lounge is temporarily closed and ” looks forward to resume its operations in any security in the near future “.

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Henry said on Monday that the club of strip-tease closed operated under the same license type of event that would apply to a pub.

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“Then yes, they can circumvent in any way the regulation in order to organize events and they are closed because the security plan that was in place was not adequate “, she said.

“I think that there are concerns and they bypass the rules in a certain way.”

Henry went on to say that WorkSafeBC and the public health inspectors can close businesses.

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“They could not reopen without proposing a plan that meets the criteria that we established for the protection of employees and customers of these facilities in these companies”, she said.

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“Companies need to know that you are responsible for the safety of your employees and your customers, and you could be held liable if proper precautions are not taken to protect the people.”

In a press release sent by electronic mail, the direction of Brandi stated that it was deeply concerned “to learn that someone who had perhaps been exposed to the COVID-19 was entered in our establishment”.

The club says it has worked with public health officials to inform persons who may have been exposed and disinfected the premises.

“I’m worried,” Henry said. “We have not yet seen the transmission of this event, but it is very possible. ”

– With files from Simon Little


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