Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Latest BC CDC weekly count provides continued good news for Prince Rupert and Northwest

Prince Rupert continues to sit just one mark away from a return to Zero, with today's BC CDC weekly review noting of just one case of COVID for the city for the period of May 2-8. 

The results a continuation of the remarkable turnaround of the COVID situation since the mass vaccination program of mid March.

To provide a snapshot of the progress for Prince Rupert, two months ago, the Case Count for March 17th had the city atop the Regional case count with 117 positive cases reported to the BC CDC.

The shift for the entire region made for the current of news from the information update from Wednesday afternoon. Which saw the data release herald impressive news for most communities west of Prince George, with all boasting case counts in the single digits.

Across the remainder of the Northwest, the cases reported from May 2- May 8 were as follows.

Nechako -- 6
Kitimat --
Terrace -- 3
Smithers  -- 3
Upper Skeena -- 2
Burns Lake -- 1

The Central Coast, Bella Coola Valley, Snow Country-Stikine-Telegraph, Nass and Haida Gwaii regions all once again have reported no cases this week from the data review. 

Other charts and information from the BC CDC can be explored here.

You can review the latest information from the Public Health office Doctor Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix here.  

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