Fifteen new cases of COVID-19 in Kamloops area last week, BC CDC data says

Case counts decrease again

The number of COVID-19 cases in the Kamloops area continues to fall.

According to data made public on Wednesday by the B.C. Centre for Disease Control, the Kamloops local health area recorded 15 new cases of COVID-19 between May 30 and June 5.

That number is down from 20 the week prior — a decrease of 25 per cent.

Over the last six weeks, the Kamloops local health area has averaged less than 30 new cases per week.

Between Jan. 3 and March 6, the peak of case counts for the Kamloops region, the local health area was averaging 109 new cases per week.

The region recorded 346 cases in all of 2020 — most of them late in the year.

The Kamloops local health area includes the city as well as Sun Peaks, Chase, Barriere, Logan Lake and Savona.

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