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Latest COVID-19 numbers for City of Delta, schools

Delta has moved up from 59 COVID-19 cases six weeks ago to now over 100, according to numbers by the BCCDC
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The province has begun the huge effort of vaccinating all eligible British Columbians by September.

The number of people in the City of Delta confirmed having contracted COVID-19 has moved upward for a sixth straight week.

According to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control’s weekly community map released Thursday, which covered the period Feb. 28 to March 6, Delta had 116 cases of people infected with the coronavirus.

Last week’s map had Delta at 90 cases.

The latest map also sees Surrey continuing a steady climb over the past few weeks with that city now at 683 cases, up from 674 cases from last week’s map.

Meanwhile, the City of Richmond is at 105 cases, up from 100 cases the previous week, while Vancouver is at 696, up from 574 cases the previous week.

As far as Delta schools having COVID-19 exposure events, six are on Fraser Health’s latest list of schools having COVID-19 exposures.

According the list published on the FHA’s website Thursday, North Delta Secondary had an exposure event Feb. 25 and March 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.

The other schools include Richardson Elementary (Feb. 25, 26 and March 2, 3), Ladner Elementary (March 1), Jarvis Elementary (March 1, 2, 5), Burnsview Secondary (Feb. 25 and March 1, 2, 3) and Immaculate Conception (March 3, 4 and 5).

The BCCDC last week released its latest monthly COVID-19 map showing how many people overall in each community had contracted the virus since the pandemic began.

Covering the period starting Jan. 2020 to the end of Feb. 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 and the City of Vancouver had 12,244 cases.