Queues at Costco in Langford made their manner outdoors the constructing on Friday morning. (Courtesy of Frederique Jalliet-Grewal)
Site visitors Advisory: Langford asks Costco consumers to make use of Leigh Street interchange
The Millstream viaduct is significantly safeguarded
The Metropolis of Langford is warning drivers going to Costco that as a result of quantity of automobiles approaching the shop on the Millstream Viaduct, site visitors is considerably diminished.
The advisory asks folks to make use of Exit 16 on the Leigh Street interchange and comply with indicators for Costco Higher Aisle.
The area has seen huge quantities of individuals buying provides as a result of COVID-19 pandemic after senior well being officers warned folks to replenish within the occasion of a serious outbreak earlier.
By way of Langford City: Excessive quantity of site visitors approaching Costco on the Millstream Viaduct – site visitors has improved dramatically. Consumers: Please use Exit 16, Leigh Street Interchange and comply with indicators for Costco Higher Aisle. #langford #yyjtraffic pic.twitter.com/izb2ioDIfI
– BC Transportation (@TranBC) March 13, 2020
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Regardless of the low threat of contracting the virus in Canada, Federal Well being Minister Patty Hajdu instructed that individuals replenish on meals and drugs in case they or a member of the family get sick and have want to remain residence in quarantine.
"It's good to be ready as a result of issues can change shortly," Hajdu mentioned final week.
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Greater than 135,000 folks have been contaminated worldwide, most of them in China, the place greater than three,000 sufferers have died and greater than 62,000 have already recovered.
– With recordsdata from the Canadian Press
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