British Columbia

Lions Bay Beach Park visitors faced potential COVID-19 exposure in late July: health officials

Lions Bay, and Surrey are the latest B.C. communities to be the subjects of public health warnings following possible COVID-19 exposures at a local outdoor area and a hookah lounge, according to statements from health officials.

People who visited park on July 26, 27, 29, 30 and 31 asked to self-monitor for symptoms

Lions Bay Beach Park is a popular outdoor destination on the shore of Howe Sound. (Lisa Johnson/CBC)

Lions Bay is the latest B.C. community to be the subject of a public health warning after potential exposure to COVID-19 was reported at a popular outdoor area in the village.

Vancouver Coastal Health sent out a notice Thursday warning anyone who visited Lions Bay Beach Park on July 26, 27, 29, 30 and 31.

The health authority says the exposure is believed to be low risk, but anyone who was at the park on those days needs to self-monitor for symptoms.

B.C. recorded 47 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday with no new deaths.

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