Interior Health has released its latest update on the results of COVID-19 testing at Big White Mountain. As of December 29, there are 12 active cases in isolation on the mountain, with an additional five isolating elsewhere. The total number of cases since the initial cluster was reported on December 15 is 111 – an increase of 15 cases from the last update on December 22.
According to the latest update from Interior Health, there are 20 active cases of COVID-19 on Big White mountain (60% of active cases), and they are all in isolation. The total number of cases recorded by Interior Health since the cluster was announced on December 15 is 96, with 69 residing at Big White and 32 remaining active. No one linked to this cluster has been hospitalized, and there has been no reported transmission of any kind in the workplace according to Big White representatives.
As of December 18, Interior Health has identified a total of 76 cases of COVID-19 on Big White Mountain. Of those, 44 reside on the mountain and 57 remain active. Interior Health’s investigation continues to reveal most of these cases are linked to group housing, social events and gatherings
At Big White Ski Resort, we are committed to enforcing the absolute BEST cleaning protocols in all of our public spaces. We’ve told you about the process in our hotels, and around the resort, and now we want to share with you a little bit about the process in our gondola cabins.
Skis, keys, phone… and, this year, add face masks to that list. We know COVID-19 has made planning a trip to Big White Ski Resort, and anywhere really, a bit more complicated. But, we’re here to make it as simple and enjoyable for you as we possibly can. We’ve put together a list of tips we think you, and your bubble, should look through before you head up the mountain. Remember, #StaySmallStayLocal.