Friday, May 27, 2022

COVID results hold fast to previous weeks results, with Prince Rupert down to one reported case on the week

BC CDC Data on COVID for May 15-21

The ebb and flow of COVID reports across the Northwest continues to be one of mostly slight decreases or increases, with no significant surge recorded in a number of weeks  by Northern Health or the BC CDC

This week's report for the period of May 15-21 represents that theme well 

Terrace continues to the top the Northwest listings at 10 this week an increase of one from a week ago.

Haida Gwaii saw an to just one case for this period down from four a week ago, a mark also reached by Burns Lake remained the same from last week.

Prince Rupert found a decline on the week, with 1 case the mark for the city.

The highest numbers listed in Northern British Columbia's continue to come from its largest community, with Prince George recording a case count of 38 in the period which is a decline of one from last week.

The full review across the region for the week of May 15-21  from the BC CDC looks as follows:

Terrace --  10 cases
Burns Lake --  4 cases
Smithers -- cases
Nechako --  2 cases
Haida Gwaii --  1 case
Upper Skeena --  1 case
Bella Coola Valley -- 1 case
Prince Rupert -- 1 case
Kitimat --  0 cases
Nisga'a Region -- 0 case
Snow Country-Stikine-Telegraph Creek --  0 cases
Central Coast --  0 cases

The Provincial Data Review looks as follows:

1,358 New Cases, with 473 hospitalized, 42 in Critical Care and 42 new deaths from COVID reported. The total number of deaths in BC since the start of the coronavirus is 3,398 to date.

There have been 370,559 cases of COVID recorded in the province since the arrival of the pandemic

As of May 26th the Province had delivered 12,451,674 first, second or booster shots of the COVID Vaccine, with a fourth booster program for specific groups underway.

Thursday's provincial report lists  86 new cases of COVID for the Northern Health region for the reporting week. That makes for a total of 30,219 cases recorded since the start of the pandemic.

For the Northern Health Region in total as of Thursday, 11 patients are listed as in hospital, with None noted as in Critical Care, the Northern Health region recorded no new deaths this week, the Northern Health total of deaths attributed to COVID is listed as 346 since the start of the pandemic.

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

COVID review for May 26
British Columbia wide 

COVID review for May 26
Northern Health Region  

Also of note this week was an Independent report delivered to the province that outlined that notes that the Second Omicron wave is showing signs of having peaked in  British Columbia.

The larger BC CDC Data release is available here.

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


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