The BC Centre for Disease Control is reporting a decrease in new COVID-19 cases across the Cariboo.
Between October 10th and 16th, there were 150 new cases of COVID-19 in the Cariboo’s local health areas. 73 of the new cases were in the Quesnel local health area, 57 were in the Cariboo Chilcotin, and 20 were in the 100 Mile area.
The week before (October 3rd to 9th), there were 179 new cases across the Cariboo’s local health areas. 67 of those cases were in the Cariboo/Chilcotin area, 64 were in the Quesnel area, and 48 were in the 100 Mile area.
The BCCDC’s latest data shows 76% of eligible people across all three Cariboo local health areas have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, a one percent increase from a week ago for all three regions.
68% of eligible people in the Quesnel area, and 70% in the 100 Mile area, and 67% in the Cariboo/Chilcotin area have received a second dose, a one percent increase from the week before in all three regions.