The B.C. Centre for Disease Control has released its latest monthly COVID-19 map showing how many people overall in each community had contracted the virus.
Covering the period January 2020 to the end of February 2021, the provincial map indicates the City of Delta had 2,723 cases of people contracting coronavirus during that time.
The map also shows that Surrey had 21,697 cases, while Richmond had 2,099, Langley had 2,582, Abbotsford had 5,065, Burnaby had 6,084 and the City of Vancouver had 12,244 cases.
Meanwhile, Fraser Health Authority on Monday began booking appointments for free COVID-19 vaccines.
To start, seniors aged 90 and older, Indigenous people aged 65 and older and Indigenous Elders in the region can book their appointment online or by phone for appointments that will start on March 15.
In Delta, the lone clinic announced, so far, is the Delta COVID-19 testing and immunization centre located at 4470 Clarence Taylor Cres. in Ladner.
The location is open from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.
During a media conference call on Sunday afternoon, Dr. Victoria Lee, Fraser Health president and CEO said a clinic at the North Delta Recreation Centre would also be opening in the coming weeks.Booking for your vaccine appointment can be done by calling 1-855-755-2455 or online at https://fraser-health-staff-vaccinations.myhealthinfo.ca/index.php.