On Saturday, November 7, Dr. Bonnie Henry announced new B.C. COVID-19 health restrictions that will be in effect from November 7 to November 23.*\nThe announcement came during an unusual Saturday press conference, which was called by Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix.\nThe new restrictions cut gathering limits down to only household members and called for the closure of group fitness studios.\nThis led locals to wonder what this means for those who live alone and what the exact ramifications will be on daily life.\nTo further break down the new health orders, we've answered some of the burning questions below in accordance with information from the Government of British Columbia. \nEditor's Choice: The Prairies Got Hit With A Brutal Blizzard This Weekend & It's Not Stopping Yet (VIDEO)\n\nWhat communities are included? \nThe two regions that are included in the new orders are located in the Lower Mainland and the Fraser Valley. The health regions are called Vancouver Coastal Health and Fraser Health.\nThe communities included are: \n\nAbbotsford\nAgassiz\nBurnaby\nChilliwack\nCoquitlam\nDelta\nHowe Sound\nLangley\nLions Bay\nMaple Ridge\nMission\nNew Westminster\nNorth Vancouver\nPemberton\nPitt Meadows\nPort Coquitlam\nPort Moody\nPowell River\nRichmond\nSunshine Coast Regional District\nSurrey\nSquamish\nVancouver\nWest Vancouver\nWhistler\nWhite Rock\n\nThere are three communities that are exempt: Central Coast Regional District, Bella Coola Valley and Hope. \n\nWhat are the rules surrounding gatherings? \nWhile a number of new guidelines and restrictions have been released, the main focus was upon social gatherings. The guidelines' main message is that people who live in the impacted communities must "socialize only with those in [their] immediate household."\nThis means your immediate family, your roommates or a co-parent who lives in another home.\nAs for those who live alone, the guidelines are as follows: "People who live alone can socialize with one or two people at home, outside or at a restaurant. These one or two people become your immediate household."\nThe orders say that locals aren't allowed to invite friends or extended family over, gather outdoors or gather at a restaurant. \nWhile restaurants remain open, you can only visit by yourself or with your immediate household.\nThe same goes for weddings and funerals, as you're only allowed to have them with your immediate household. Though, receptions are absolutely not allowed.\n\nWhat will happen to group fitness classes?\nAs for fitness, it looks like you'll be working out solo for the next couple of weeks. Indoor group fitness has been suspended. This includes: \n\nSpin classes\nYoga\nGroup fitness\nDance classes \nAny other indoor group activity that increases the respiratory rate\n\nAlso, indoor sports where you cannot social distance are suspended. This includes:\n\nBoxing\nMartial arts\nHockey\nVolleyball\nBasketball\n\n"Indoor group physical activities can only resume when the business has updated their COVID-19 safety plan and received plan approval from their local Medical Health Officer."\n\nWhat does this mean for travel? \nUp until November 23 at 12 p.m. local time, the province is asking that people limit themselves to only essential travel in and out of the two health regions. \n\nWill these orders be enforced?\nAs for enforcement, police and "compliance and enforcement officials" are now prepared to hand out fines to anyone who breaks the current orders.\n"You must follow the orders," the government document reads. \nEditor's note: This article has been updated.