Thursday, September 22, 2022

BC CDC review shows declines for Prince Rupert case counts, few changes elsewhere in Northwest

BC CDC Community Covid Case data for week
of September 11-17

The Northwest continues  to feature single digit reports on COVID cases, with this week showing little change from a week ago. 

The exception to that is Prince Rupert which returned to just one case count recorded following five last week.

This week's report from the BC CDC for the period of September 11-17  has Six of the reporting areas recording no cases for the period of review.

Those include  Burns Lake, Upper Skeena, Snow Country-Stikine-Telegraph Creek, Nisga'a, Central Coast and Bella Coola Valley

Terrace hosts the most case counts on the week at five, all remaining communities recorded 1.

Prince George tops the reports for the North for the review period at 28.

The full review across the region for the week of September 11-17  from the BC CDC looks as follows:

Terrace --  5 cases
Prince Rupert -- 1 case
Kitimat --1 case
Haida Gwaii --  1 case
Smithers -- 1 case
Nechako --  1 cases
Bella Coola Valley -- 0 cases
Burns Lake --   0 cases
Nisga'a Region --  0 cases
Snow Country-Stikine-Telegraph Creek -- 0 cases
Central Coast --   0 cases
Upper Skeena --  0 cases

The Provincial Data Review shows much the same data as it has for the majority of the summer. 

637 New Cases , with 305 hospitalized, 22 in Critical Care  and 22 new deaths from COVID reported.

The number or critical care and those who have passed away brings similar totals as that from last week's review.

The total number of deaths in BC since the start of the coronavirus is 4,253 to date.

There have been 383,628  cases of COVID recorded in the province since the arrival of the pandemic

As of September 1st the Province had distributed 13,775,414 first, second or booster shots of the COVID Vaccine, with a fourth booster program now beginning to roll out, and Northwest residents now able to book their appointments.

Thursday's provincial report lists  47 new cases of COVID for the Northern Health region for the reporting week, an increase of two from last weeks report.

That makes for a total of 31,002 cases recorded since the start of the pandemic.

For the Northern Health Region, 20 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 379 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 September 22
British Columbia results

COVID review for September 22
Northern Health Region results

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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