Richmond MLA practices social distancing

Richmond-Queensborough MLA Jas Johal is taking social distancing seriously even while taking a selfie on Friday morning.

On Twitter, Johal posted a photo of himself and BC Health Minister Adrian Dix showing an example of how they are practicing social distancing.

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 “Social distancing is about ‘flattening the curve,’ which slows the number of new infections and the spread of a virus,” said Johal in the post.

He added that he was “sure BC Health minister Adrian Dix would agree that (it was) a safe selfie distance.”

This week, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has repeated the need for community members to stay vigilant around social distancing, hand washing and self-isolation to help prevent the transmission of respiratory infections such as COVID-19.

 

-With files from Kirsten Clarke

 

 

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