There were 31 new active cases of COVID-19 on Nov. 26, bringing the total to 381 in the Northern Health region. B.C. is reporting 341 new cases of COVID-19, including four epi-linked cases, for a total of 3,035 active cases in the province.
As Nov. 26, 2021, 91 per cent of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 87.6 per cent have received their second dose.
According to Northern Health statistics, as of Nov. 24, Burns Lake town centre has 84 per cent of eligible people ages 18 or over with one dose, and 77 per cent fully vaccinated. In Burns Lake South there are 66 per cent with one shot and 63 percent who are fully vaccinated, and in Burns Lake North there are 75 per cent with one dose, and 71 per cent fully vaccinated.
According to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control website, the latest reporting period from Nov. 14 —20 indicates that there were 17 new cases in Burns Lake and 22 in Houston and Smithers combined.
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