The Wednesday data release from the BC CDC, culling data from the week of December 26 to January 1st, serves as sort of a canary in a coal mine moment; with the numbers to be released in weeks to come surely to be of much higher counts as the current surge of Omicron makes its way into Northern British Columbia.
Prince Rupert also saw a sharp increased from 8 cases prior to the holiday break, to 23 in just the last week.
Haida Gwaii at 22 cases and Snow Country-Stikine-Telegraph Creek at 28 provide a glimpse at just how fast the new surge of COVID is climbing in the Northwest.
The data review did not breakdown the totals between the newest variant of Omicron and any other variants of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
The full review across the region for the week of December 26 to January 1 from the BC CDC looks as follows:
Kitimat -- 61 cases
Terrace -- 54 cases
Snow Country-Stikine- Telegraph Creek -- 28 cases
Prince Rupert -- 24 cases
Haida Gwaii -- 22 cases
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the Northern Health Region from the BC CDC for January 5
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