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.
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The latest data release has revealed a daily case rate of just three new cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 residents, a steep drop from the 13 seen the previous week.
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This is an increase from the seven daily new cases reported this time last week.
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“We hope to help people learn more about the science behind vaccines to make better decisions for their own health.”
Hasan, who is a second-year chemical engineering student, told The Ubyssey that the Faculty of Engineering has removed any online options for all classes above second-year.
UBC has among the fewest COVID-19 cases in the province, according to the latest update to the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control’s (BCCDC) COVID-19 dashboard.
The latest COVID-19 dashboard update has reported a daily average of eight new cases per 100,000 UBC area residents between August 6 and August 12, with a testing positivity rate of three per cent.
COVID-19 cases are decreasing once again at UBC after a brief spike last week.
The rate of new cases in the UBC area reached 13 cases per 100,000 residents between July 23 and 29, up from just one case per 100,000 residents as of the previous update.
As COVID-19 cases surge elsewhere in BC, the prevalence of the virus remains low at UBC.
The university expects that a majority of students will have received both doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine by September, but there have been calls to ensure this is the case via a vaccine mandate.
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.