More eligible children in Burnaby are getting vaccinated against COVID-19.
According to the BCCDC COVID-19 surveillance dashboard, 44% of children aged 5-11 have received their first dose as of Jan. 4, 2022, up from 42% as of Dec. 31, 2021.
Burnaby is tied with the Tri-Cities, while New Westminster has the highest rate in Fraser Health at 48%.
Percentages of communities in Fraser Health are as follows (As of Jan. 4, 2022):
- New Westminster - 48%
- Tri-Cities - 44%
- Burnaby - 44%
- South Surrey/White Rock - 41%
- Delta - 43%
- Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows - 39%
- Langley - 35%
- Chilliwack - 29%
- Surrey - 28%
- Abbotsford - 27%
- Mission - 25%
- Agassiz/Harrison - 24%
- Hope - 18%
The Central Coast, located in Vancouver Coastal Health, continues to have the highest percentage in B.C. at 75%.