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Sunshine Coast reports 10 new COVID-19 cases

The Sunshine Coast COVID-19 case count dipped down to 10 between Nov. 7 and Nov.13
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The Sunshine Coast reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 between Nov. 7 and 13.

The Sunshine Coast reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 between Nov. 7 and 13. 

The latest weekly update from the B.C. Centre of Disease Control shows a decrease in cases from previous weeks. 

For the same time frame, Powell River recorded a third consecutive week without any new cases of the virus. The Howe Sound area reported 27 new cases. In Vancouver Coastal Health, there were four cases without complete address information. 

Across the province, 90.7 per cent of British Columbians older than 12 had at least one jab of the vaccine and 86.9 per cent had two, as of Nov. 17.

On the Coast, there has been a slight increase in residents between 12 and 49 years old receiving their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, compared to the previous week. As of Nov. 15, 88 per cent of eligible Coasters aged 12 and older had received their first dose, and 84 per cent had two. 

For youth ages 12 to 17, 82 per cent had one dose of a vaccine, and 76 per cent had both. Between the ages of 18 and 49, 83 per cent of Coast residents had one shot and 77 per cent had two. Of those in the 50-plus age category, 91 per cent had received one dose of a vaccine and 89 per cent had two. 

The number of people who have had three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine is not included in the weekly updates.