Friday, August 26, 2022

Northwest results all in single digits, as COVID reports show declines for week of review

BC CDC Data for the week of August 14-20

The Northwest has returned to single digit reports on COVID cases, following a spike last week that put the Terrace area in the Northern BC spotlight.

This week's report from the BC CDC for the period of August 14-20  has Terrace surrendering its top spot in Northern BC For COVID reports, with Prince George returning to the top placement.

This week's update show that Terrace halved their case report count from last week's 14 to 7, while Prince George tops the reports from the North at 17.

The remainder of the Northwest and Central coast held close to recent results

The full review across the region for the week of August 14-20  from the BC CDC looks as follows:

Terrace --  7 cases
Prince Rupert -- 3 cases
Haida Gwaii --  2 cases
Central Coast --   2 cases
Smithers -- 1 case
Bella Coola Valley -- 1 case
Kitimat -- 1 case
Nisga'a Region --   1 case
Nechako --  0 cases
Upper Skeena --  0 cases
Burns Lake --  0 cases
Snow Country-Stikine-Telegraph Creek --  0 cases

The Provincial Data Review shows continued lessening of the summer wave for the coronavirus. 

737 New Cases , with 331 hospitalized, 29 in Critical Care  and 33 new deaths from COVID reported.

The number or critical care and those who have passed away are increases from last week's review.

The total number of deaths in BC since the start of the coronavirus is 4,097 to date.

There have been 381,788 cases of COVID recorded in the province since the arrival of the pandemic

As of July 21st the Province had distributed 13,308,996 first, second or booster shots of the COVID Vaccine, with a fourth booster program for specific groups underway.

The wider fall Booster program is to start in the fall with residents being advised by email of the timeline.

Thursday's provincial report lists  43 new cases of COVID for the Northern Health region for the reporting week.

That makes for a total of 30,840 cases recorded since the start of the pandemic.

For the Northern Health Region, 17 patients are listed as in hospital, with 1 noted as in Critical Care, the Northern Health region recorded 0 deaths in this last week.

The Northern Health total of deaths attributed to COVID is listed as 374 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 August 25
Province wide results

COVID review for August 25
Northern Health Region 

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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