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A Kelowna-area woman is pleading with British Columbians to stay calm and work together, after witnessing a couple hoarding meat at her local Save-On-Foods.

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Interior Health has issued an advisory regarding potential coronavirus exposure in downtown Kelowna after eight people tested positive for COVID-19.According to Interior Health, people who attended gatherings in Kelowna’s downtown and waterfront areas, from June 25 to July 6, may have been exposed to COVID-19.The health agency says the advisory “comes after IH’s communicable disease unit has been made aware of a number of positive COVID-19 cases attending private gatherings and visiting businesses (restaurants, bars, etc.) over these dates.” B.C.
the First Nation.In a statement, the matriarchs known as “daughters of the rivers” say the Queen Charlotte Lodge is reopening as a local state of emergency remains in effect over the COVID-19 pandemic. Coronavirus: Haida Gwaii officials say they’ll turn back ferry visitors They say they’re concerned that non-residents will expose local people to the novel coronavirus and with only two ventilators on Haida Gwaii, an outbreak would be devastating.The matriarchs say they made the decision to peacefully occupy the lands with children, elders and other island residents following several community meetings.

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