Thursday, March 31, 2022

COVID count declines across Northwest BC, Prince Rupert listing just 3 cases over last week

Data from BC CDC indicates COVID declines for most
NW communities this week

Declines in COVID cases marked much of the map for the Northwest this past week with only Terrace and Nechako holding in the double digits.

This week's data  for the period of March 20-26 indicated that most communities in the Northwest had continued to see lower case counts from previous levels.

The results for Prince Rupert provided for a drop of 8 cases from the week prior.

A number of communities reported no cases or had no data to share.

The northwest count is significantly lower than that of Northern British Columbia's largest community, with Prince George recording a case count of 71 in the period.

The full review across the region for the week of March 20-26  from the BC CDC looks as follows:

Terrace -- 13 cases
Nechako -- 12 cases
Smithers -- cases
Kitimat --  6 cases
Prince Rupert -- 3 cases
Snow Country-Stikine-Telegraph Creek --  2 cases
Haida Gwaii --  2 cases
Central Coast --  1 case
Nisga'a Region --  1 case
Burns Lake --  0 cases
Upper Skeena --  0 cases
Bella Coola Valley --  0 cases

Wednesday's provincial report lists  19 new cases of COVID for the Northern Health region, that makes for a decline of 24 cases from a week ago.

For the Northern Health Region in total as of Wednesday, 23 patients are listed as in hospital which is an increase of 2 from last week,  with  3 noted as in Critical Care, which is a decrease of five from a week ago.

The  breakdown of hospitalizations by community in the Northern Health region is not included in the data release information.

COVID review for March 30
Northern Health Region

COVID review for March 30
BC Wide results

The full report from the Province for Wednesday can be reviewed here 

The larger BC CDC Data release is available here.

The BC CDC is hosting a survey on your thoughts towards the changing COVID guidelines, today is the last for participation in the engagement.

Past information statements on COVID and other notes on the Northwest response can be reviewed from our archive page


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