There have been 22 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Revelstoke last week. (Shutterstock)

There have been 22 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Revelstoke last week. (Shutterstock)

BC CDC reports 22 COVID-19 cases in Revelstoke last week

The week prior there were seven

There have been 22 cases of COVID-19 confirmed Dec. 20-26 according to the CDC’s latest data.

The week prior there were seven cases and Dec. 6-12 there was only one.

November saw a cluster of cases in Revelstoke, totalling 50. Interior Health declared the cluster over on Dec. 11. Premier John Horgan said that the cases at the time were connected to non-essential travel.

READ MORE: Revelstoke COVID-19 cluster linked to non-essential travel: Horgan

Last week exposure events were confirmed at Revelstoke Secondary School, Dec. 15-18.

Today, Dec. 30, Rumpus Beer Co. announced they were closing and the owner shared his own story of a positive COVID result.

READ MORE: Rumpus closed due to COVID-19 exposure

Dr. Bonnie Henry announced an 8 p.m. cut off on serving alcohol tomorrow, Dec. 31, in order to avoid New Year’s Eve gatherings. Both restaurants and liquor stores are required to stop selling and serving alcohol at 8 p.m. Henry said late night drinking leads to risky behaviour.

READ MORE: B.C. cuts off New Year’s Eve liquor sales at 8 p.m.

*Correction notice: The dates on the latest report are for last week, Dec. 20-26, not the last seven days as previously reported.

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