More than 400 cases of COVID-19 reported in Agassiz-Harrison in 2021

Eight new cases of COVID-19 were reported between Dec. 19 and 25. (Screenshot/BCCDC)Eight new cases of COVID-19 were reported between Dec. 19 and 25. (Screenshot/BCCDC)
As of Dec. 25, there have been more than 400 cases of COVID-19 in 2021. (Chart/Adam Louis)As of Dec. 25, there have been more than 400 cases of COVID-19 in 2021. (Chart/Adam Louis)
Vaccination rates for most demographics continue to see growth. (Graphic/Adam Louis)Vaccination rates for most demographics continue to see growth. (Graphic/Adam Louis)

As COVID-19 data for 2021 draws to a close, Agassiz-Harrison has officially topped 400 cases for the year.

According to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), between Dec. 19 and 25, there were eight new cases of COVID-19. This is double the previous week’s four cases and brings the total cases on the year to 401 for Agassiz-Harrison. The weekly average is holding at just under eight cases per week in 2021.

As of Dec. 22, 82 per cent Agassiz-Harrison residents aged 12 and older are fully vaccinated (86 per cent partially vaccinated). Children aged 12 to 17 are 66 per cent fully vaccinated (71 per cent partially vaccinated). Children aged 5 to 11 are receiving their first doses and are 23 per cent partially vaccinated.

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Agassiz-Harrison adults aged 18 and older are 83 per cent vaccinated (87 per cent partially vaccinated). Adults age 18 to 49 are 75 per cent vaccinated in the local health area (81 per cent partially vaccinated).

Adults aged 50 and older are 89 per cent fully vaccinated (91 per cent partially vaccinated). 73 per cent of Agassiz-Harrison adults aged 70 and older have received a booster dose.

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There are no current exposures or outbreaks in Fraser-Cascade School District 78. There have been 14 exposure events during the school year and no outbreaks.

There are no further vaccine clinics scheduled in Agassiz-Harrison at this time.


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