53 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the West Kootenay, between October 10th to 16th.
According to data from the B.C. Centre for disease control, Castlegar has seven new cases.
Meanwhile, Trail had a total of 16 new cases, continuing to be the region with the highest case counts.
Both Grand Forks and Nelson reported the next highest new case numbers, with 10.
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In that same time frame, the Kootenay Lake Region had four reported cases and the Arrow Lakes region saw no new COVID cases.
Last week’s case numbers represent a decline for the region, as 77 cases were reported across the region between October 3rd and 9th.