Three new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Agassiz-Harrison area in the past week. (Graphics/Adam Louis)

Three new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Agassiz-Harrison area in the past week. (Graphics/Adam Louis)

3 new cases of COVID-19 in Agassiz-Harrison: BCCDC report

COVID-19 cases remain low presently

COVID-19 cases are on the rise in B.C., and Agassiz-Harrison is seeing a slight bump in cases, according to the most recent data.

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has reported three new cases of COVID-19 between July 10 and 16. This is the first time in roughly five weeks cases have been higher than one; there have been less than 10 local COVID-19 cases per week for the bulk of 2022 thus far.

There have been no recent reports of exposure events or outbreaks in the Agassiz-Harrison area.

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Local vaccination rates are largely unchanged and have been that way for months. As of July 17, however, 83 per cent of Agassiz-Harrison residents aged 70 and older are 83 percent fully vaccinated with their booster; this is up from 82 per cent in the previous reports.

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