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COVID-19 infections fall 13% in Burnaby during latest reporting period

Latest report dated for Nov. 21 to 27
Fraser Health signage directs visitors to a COVID-19 testing centre.

Good news continues in Burnaby's fight against COVID-19. 

According to the latest Geographic Distribution of COVID-19 by Local Health Area of Case Residence, Burnaby recorded 57 cases from Nov. 21 to 27, 2021.

From Nov. 14 to 20, there were 65 infections reported. 

The latest numbers released by the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) equate to a 13% drop. 

In other promising Burnaby news, all four quadrants in the city have hit a 90% double vaccination rate for those that are 12 years of age or older. 

As of Nov. 29, Southeast Burnaby has joined the northeast, northwest and southwest hitting the milestone, according to the COVID-19 Surveillance Dashboard. 

Northwest Burnaby reached the number on October 18, 2021, while Northeast Burnaby hit the mark on October 28, 2021.

As of Dec. 1, the percentages are as follows: 

  • Northeast Burnaby: 93%
  • Northwest Burnaby: 94%
  • Southwest Burnaby: 92%
  • Southeast Burnaby: 90%

Children aged five to 11 years old became eligible for a modified dose of the Pfizer vaccine on Monday (Nov. 29) in British Columbia. 

The first groups of children in the age group received their doses on Monday (Nov. 29) at the University Heights Clinic on Vancouver Island, with Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry in attendance.