COVID-19 protocols

The number of people affected by the cluster of COVID-19 cases at Big White has grown by 19 from last week, to 162 currently, Interior Health said Tuesday, but the resort remains safe for skiers and snowboarders to visit.

The cluster of COVID-19 cases linked to Big White Ski Resort has grown from 19 a week ago to 162 currently.

Of the known cases, 107 people live at Big White. The rest visited the resort sometime in November, December, or last week.

In a Tuesday release, Interior Health said 133 people in the Big White cluster have recovered, and there are 29 active cases with people in self-isolation.

"The risk remains low for families and individuals visiting Big White," the IH release says. "In other words, it is safe to go to Big White when you stick to your immediate household bubble, and avoid socializing and gathering, etc."

Testing for COVID-19 at Big White will continue. The next update is scheduled for Friday.