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More restrictions needed as COVID cases surge

It’s time for Premier Horgan to wake up and act decisively to control this third wave.

More restrictions needed as COVID cases surge

Well, exactly what I was afraid of and predicted weeks ago, is now taking place here on Vancouver Island. COVID case counts have increased dramatically and for exactly the reasons I expected.

Basically the recent influx of travelers coming from off-Island, the lack of timely information from the government, the lack of effective enforcement of current restrictions and the reluctance on implementing stricter restrictions has led to a major and dangerous third wave here on the Island.

I used to think the NDP government was doing a pretty good job protecting us, but now I am discouraged, frustrated and angry with their latest responses. BC Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau obviously feels the same way I do and has spoken out advocating restrictions almost the same as I suggested two weeks ago. It’s time for Premier Horgan to wake up and act decisively to control this third wave.

Barry Kimble

Crofton

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