Northern Vancouver Island (Woss-north) has 73 cases of COVID-19 for the week of Nov. 7-13. (BCCDC photo)

Northern Vancouver Island (Woss-north) has 73 cases of COVID-19 for the week of Nov. 7-13. (BCCDC photo)

Northern Vancouver Island’s weekly COVID-19 cases leap from 32 to 73

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control released new data on Wednesday, Nov. 17

The virus is still out there.

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control released new data on Wednesday, Nov. 17, showing COVID-19 cases for each local health area.

Northern Vancouver Island’s (Woss-north) weekly COVID-19 numbers leapt from 32 to 73 for the week of Nov. 7-13, which is currently one of the highest case rates on the island.

Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw First Nation, located adjacent to Port Hardy, is still under a COVID-19 exposure lockdown with no fixed date for ending yet, and three School District 85 elementary schools have also announced potential exposures this month, including:

Sunset Elementary (Port McNeill) – Nov. 1, 4, 5, 2021;

Cheslakees Elementary (Port McNeill) – Nov. 10, 2021; and

Fort Rupert Elementary (Port Hardy) – Nov. 4,8, 2021.


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