Agassiz-Harrison records lowest COVID rate in Fraser Health last week: BCCDC

There was a single case of COVID-19 from May 2 to May 8 in the Agassiz-Harrison area. (Screenshot/BCCDC)There was a single case of COVID-19 from May 2 to May 8 in the Agassiz-Harrison area. (Screenshot/BCCDC)
This past week marks the lowest rate of COVID-19 for Agassiz-Harrison since the year began. (Graphic/Adam Louis)This past week marks the lowest rate of COVID-19 for Agassiz-Harrison since the year began. (Graphic/Adam Louis)

Agassiz-Harrison COVID numbers have reached their lowest in 2021 so far with only one additional case between May 2 and May 8.

According to the latest data from The B.C. Centre for Disease Control, Agassiz-Harrison had the lowest transmission rate in the eastern Fraser Valley and in Fraser Health as a whole, with surrounding local health areas Abbotsford recording 408 cases, Chilliwack 89 and the Hope local health area eight new cases.

Agassiz-Harrison has been on an up and down path since late March with double-digit spikes appearing every two weeks. There have been a total of 148 cases of COVID-19 in the local health area since the beginning of the year, averaging just over eight cases per week for 2021.

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There are currently no public outbreaks or exposures, and there are no exposure events listed in Fraser-Cascade School District 78.

Vaccinations in Agassiz-Harrison continue through the end of May at the Agassiz Agricultural Hall on Pioneer Road; over the past few weeks, the vaccination clinics average more than 300 doses administered every Wednesday.

To register for a COVID-19 vaccine, visit www2.gov.bc.ca/getvaccinated, call 1-833-838-2323 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week or register at your local Service B.C. office.


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