The average daily rate of COVID-19 cases remains at five in New Westminster. More than four in five adults aged 50 or over (84%) have received their first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine, along with almost four in five of those over the age of 18 (79%).
The number of new weekly COVID-19 cases in New Westminster continued to slide during the most-recent reporting period, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control.
New West recorded only 29 cases between May 30 and June 5 – down slightly from the 34 cases between May 23 to 29 and way down from the 61 cases between May 16 and 22, the 75 cases from May 9 to 15, the 85 cases from May 2 to 9, and the 104 cases from April 25 to May 1, which is down from the 122 cases between April 18 and 24, and the 126 cases from April 11 to 17 and below the 151 new coronavirus cases from April 4 to 10.
New West saw 103 cases from March 28 to April 3.