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iN PHOTOS: Okanagan, Kamloops people are getting creative while isolated at home

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March 30, 2020 - 6:30 AM

With hours to spend indoors, people are stretching the boundaries of their imagination.

From creating Tic Toks, origami, and puzzles to painting the sides of their homes, Okanagan and Kamloops residents are keeping boredom at bay.

A Kelowna woman shares a photo of how her grandchildren are staying busy in Alberta.
A Kelowna woman shares a photo of how her grandchildren are staying busy in Alberta.
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B.C. declared a provincial state of emergency March 18, a day after announcing a public health emergency.

READ MORE: Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

The measure gives the province authority to take any action necessary to protect people and communities, including charging people who ignore public health orders.

The province has also prohibited reselling essential supplies such as food and cleaning material and prohibited gatherings of more than 50 people in one place.

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Some provincial parks are also closed. In the Interior, cities and regional districts have shut down playgrounds.

- With files from The Canadian Press

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