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

Agassiz-Harrison recorded five new cases of COVID-19 between May 15 and 21. (Screenshot/BCCDC)Agassiz-Harrison recorded five new cases of COVID-19 between May 15 and 21. (Screenshot/BCCDC)
COVID-19 cases have remained in the single digits. (Graphics/Adam Louis)COVID-19 cases have remained in the single digits. (Graphics/Adam Louis)
80 per cent of currently eligible residents have been vaccinated for COVID-19. (Graphics/Adam Louis)80 per cent of currently eligible residents have been vaccinated for COVID-19. (Graphics/Adam Louis)

There was a slight bump in COVID-19 numbers in the most recent data for Agassiz-Harrison.

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) recorded five new cases of COVID-19 between May 15 and 21. While it’s slightly higher than the past four weeks, it’s about on par with the average weekly expectations for 2022. There have been 221 recorded cases of COVID-19 in Agassiz-Harrison this year.

There have been no new outbreaks or exposures reported in the local health area.

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The following is where Agassiz-Harrison stands as of May 23 (changes are in bold):

Ages 5-11: 38 per cent partially vaccinated

Ages 5 +: 80 per cent fully vaccinated (84 per cent partially vaccinated)

Ages 12 to 17: 69 per cent fully vaccinated (73 per cent partially vaccinated)

Ages 18+: 85 per cent fully vaccinated (88 per cent partially vaccinated)

Ages 18 to 49: 78 per cent fully vaccinated (83 per cent partially vaccinated)

Ages 50+ : 90 per cent fully vaccinated (91 per cent partially vaccinated)

Age 18-49 with booster: 35 per cent

sAge 50+ with booster: 73 per cent

Ages 70+ with booster: 82 per cent

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