The weekly COVID-19 case map for May 16 to 22. (BC CDC)

South Okanagan Similkameen records 32 new weekly COVID-19 cases

Penticton continued to see the highest number of cases in the south

  • May. 27, 2021 12:00 a.m.

The South Okanagan-Similkameen saw 32 new cases of COVID-19 reported over May 16 to 22, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control.

That is an increase from the 27 reported over May 9 to 15.

Penticton reported the largest amount of new cases, with 13 for the most recent week, down from 14 the week before.

The South Okanagan region, stretching from Okanagan Falls to Osoyoos, reported 12 new cases over May 16 to 22. That is more than double the five cases over May 9 to 15.

READ MORE: South Okanagan Similkameen sees 27 new COVID-19 cases over last week

In Summerland there were four new cases reported over the most recent week, up from two the week before.

Keremeos swung back to just two new cases over May 16 to 22, down from six over May 9 to 15.

Princeton reported its first case since the week of April 25 to May 1.

The Central Okanagan region remained the largest source of cases in Interior Health with 224 new cases over May 16 to 22.

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