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Langley’s latest COVID numbers show only a slight increase from last week. (BCCDC)

Langley COVID cases levelling off after weeks of increases

Cases were up slightly in Langley from last week

 

Langley saw yet another rise in COVID cases in the most recent week of data from the BC Centre for Disease Control. (BCCDC)

Langley’s COVID cases continue to climb

Delta variant driving rising case counts measured by BCCDC

 

Menno Home in Abbotsford. (Google Street View)

COVID-19 outbreak at long-term care home in Abbotsford up to 33 cases

Those who are vaccinated are experiencing ‘relatively mild’ symptoms, says Menno Home

 

Langley is seeing higher rates of coronavirus transmission than Surrey, Abbotsford, or Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. (BCCDC)
Langley is seeing higher rates of coronavirus transmission than Surrey, Abbotsford, or Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. (BCCDC)
Geographic distribution of COVID-19 by local heath area from Aug. 15 to 21, 2021. (BC CDC)

MAP: COVID-19 weekly case rate in Langley increases, again

From the week of Aug. 15 to 21 Langley recorded another 109 cases, BC CDC data shows

Geographic distribution of COVID-19 by local heath area from Aug. 15 to 21, 2021. (BC CDC)
People going to the Colussus Cineplex theatre in Langley had a chance to get their first or second vaccinations for COVID-19 at a pop-up clinic that runs until 7 p.m. today (Thursday, Aug. 19) (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
People going to the Colussus Cineplex theatre in Langley had a chance to get their first or second vaccinations for COVID-19 at a pop-up clinic that runs until 7 p.m. today (Thursday, Aug. 19) (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Fraser Health issued an exposure notice following several events at First Nations communities. (CDC)

COVID exposure notice issued to FN communities following sports, music events

First Nations communities in Chilliwack, Boston Bar, Kamloops and more affected

This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Fraser Health issued an exposure notice following several events at First Nations communities. (CDC)
Langley had 63 cases of COVID in the last week, up from 37 the week before, and local transmission rates are worse than most of our neighbouring communities. (BCCDC)

COVID cases keep rising in Langley’s neighbourhoods

The Delta variant is spreading rapidly

Langley had 63 cases of COVID in the last week, up from 37 the week before, and local transmission rates are worse than most of our neighbouring communities. (BCCDC)
A sign directing people to Langley City’s vaccination and COVID testing centre at Kwantlen Polytechnic University was vandalized in early August 2021. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Vaccine opponent vandalizes sign at Langley COVID testing site

Fraser Health said security personnel are at all testing and immunization sites

A sign directing people to Langley City’s vaccination and COVID testing centre at Kwantlen Polytechnic University was vandalized in early August 2021. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
COVID-19 numbers more than doubled in Langley compared to a week ago. (BCCDC)

Langley COVID numbers more than double from last week

The Delta-driven fourth wave is causing increasing infections despite widespread vaccinations

COVID-19 numbers more than doubled in Langley compared to a week ago. (BCCDC)
A woman receives her first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at an immunization clinic at the Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday, May 14, 2021. Gurdwara leadership reached out to the Sikh community and registered and booked a total of 800 people for vaccinations during two clinics held in the dining hall of their temple last week and Friday. The East Newton neighbourhood is an area that Fraser Health has identified as one where a high rate of COVID-19 transmission is still occurring. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Early second shots available for some travellers, seniors, students

Fraser Health said those seeking early second vaccinations can get them at 28 days

A woman receives her first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at an immunization clinic at the Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday, May 14, 2021. Gurdwara leadership reached out to the Sikh community and registered and booked a total of 800 people for vaccinations during two clinics held in the dining hall of their temple last week and Friday. The East Newton neighbourhood is an area that Fraser Health has identified as one where a high rate of COVID-19 transmission is still occurring. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Langley is seeing an increase in COVID-19 numbers as other areas in B.C. deal with much sharper spikes. (BCCDC)

COVID cases creep up in Langley

The province is seeing a resurgence, but the Interior is faring the worst

Langley is seeing an increase in COVID-19 numbers as other areas in B.C. deal with much sharper spikes. (BCCDC)
An April 25 drop-in clinic at the Langley Events Centre saw long lineups. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Mass vaccinations at Langley Events Centre to wrap up

Local shots will still be given at the KPU testing centre

An April 25 drop-in clinic at the Langley Events Centre saw long lineups. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
The new Langley Memorial Hospital emergency room opened for its first patients on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. (Government of B.C./Special to the Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Broken leg not examined for three hours in Langley’s new ER

Local resident concerned hospital understaffing is impacting patients

  • Jul 29, 2021
The new Langley Memorial Hospital emergency room opened for its first patients on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. (Government of B.C./Special to the Langley Advance Times)
“Thumbs up from Allison who is helping build #CommunityImmunity,” wrote Fraser Health while in Fort Langley on Monday, July 26, 2021. The health authority had parked their mobile vaccine bus in the neighbourhood to vaccinate walk-ins. (Fraser Health/Facebook)
“Thumbs up from Allison who is helping build #CommunityImmunity,” wrote Fraser Health while in Fort Langley on Monday, July 26, 2021. The health authority had parked their mobile vaccine bus in the neighbourhood to vaccinate walk-ins. (Fraser Health/Facebook)
Fraser Health is hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at the Aldergrove FreshCo from 12-4 p.m. (Fraser Health/Twitter)

TODAY: Fraser Health to host COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Aldergrove

Public invited to stop at Mobile Vaccine Bus on location at FreshCo

Fraser Health is hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at the Aldergrove FreshCo from 12-4 p.m. (Fraser Health/Twitter)
Langley’s New Directions staff are seen with Megan Nilsen of Fraser Health (right) during a two-day vaccination clinic hosted in partnership with Fraser Health on June 30 and July 11, 2021. (Margaret Ann/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley ESL school helps 300 newcomers get vaccinated

Two clinics were hosted in partnership with Fraser Health

Langley’s New Directions staff are seen with Megan Nilsen of Fraser Health (right) during a two-day vaccination clinic hosted in partnership with Fraser Health on June 30 and July 11, 2021. (Margaret Ann/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley had a total of four cases of COVID diagnosed last week. (BCCDC)

COVID numbers keep dropping in Langley

Two neighbourhoods had a zero rate of transmission in the last week

Langley had a total of four cases of COVID diagnosed last week. (BCCDC)
A Big Brown Bat hanging out. Photo: Cory Olson

Fraser Health issues rabies advisory after injured bat seen at Metro Vancouver beach

Health risks from rabies are severe and preventable only with the vaccine

A Big Brown Bat hanging out. Photo: Cory Olson
After a dozen years at the helm of Langley Lodge care home, Debra Hauptman is retiring. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Lodge leader: ‘Wow, what a journey’

New CEO Aly Devji replaces retiring Debra Hauptman

After a dozen years at the helm of Langley Lodge care home, Debra Hauptman is retiring. (Special to Langley Advance Times)