There was less than one daily case of COVID-19 per 100,000 residents in the UBC area last week, according to new data released by the BCCDC.
COVID-19 at UBC
From October 12 to October 18, the UBC neighbourhood had a test positively rate below one per cent, and its daily case rate only went up by one case per 100,000 per day.
The new data — covering the week of October 5 to 11 — revealed that there were on average two new cases per 100,000 UBC area residents each day, down from four last week.
In the fourth week of in-person classes, COVID-19 case rates at UBC remain low, according to new data from the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC).
The spread of COVID-19 at UBC has flatlined once again after the university and its surrounding neighbourhood produced no new cases of the disease between July 6 and July 12.
The BCCDC detected just one active case of the disease per 100,000 residents on UBC’s Vancouver campus and its surrounding area between June 25 and July 1.
The nearby neighbourhoods of West Point Grey and Dunbar also did not record any new cases per capita in the past week, while Shaughnessy reported just one.
The data was released July 16 via the BCCDC’s regional COVID-19 dashboard and is composed of data from June 8 to June 14.
As COVID-19 numbers fall across the province, UBC and its surrounding neighbourhood saw a per capita case rate of zero instances per 100,000 residents between June 1 and June 7.
Data posted on the BCCDC COVID-19 dashboard demonstrates a slight uptick in COVID-19 prevalence on campus as of May 31.
The rolling average of new cases in the province recently dipped below 350 for the first time since last November — and it continues to decrease.