Fraser Health

An unexpected trip to the hospital left Ena Ribchesteron very appreciative of all the health-care workers she came in contact during the journey. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

95-year-old grateful to emergency responders

Langley woman appreciative to all who cared for her during her time of need

  • Oct 15, 2021

 

Langley saw another increase in weekly COVID numbers in the most recent data from the BC Centre for Disease Control. (BCCDC)

COVID numbers climb again in Langley

Infections caused by the delta variant have not yet begun to decline

 

Langley’s COVID numbers continued climbing, while some communities to the west saw numbers decline or increase only slightly. (BCCDC)

COVID cases in Langley continue to rise

Vaccinations were up only slightly and remain well below Surrey’s rate

 

Coronavirus numbers are rising across most of the Fraser Health region, including in Langley. (BCCDC)

Langley sees almost 200 COVID cases in a week

The delta variant is still driving the fourth wave of coronavirus infections higher

Coronavirus numbers are rising across most of the Fraser Health region, including in Langley. (BCCDC)
Fraser Health is encouraging vaccination and testing after a two-person COVID-19 outbreak at a Langley long term care home this week. (Langley Advance Times files)

COVID outbreak declared at Langley long-term care home

Home’s staff and residents are 100 per cent vaccinated

Fraser Health is encouraging vaccination and testing after a two-person COVID-19 outbreak at a Langley long term care home this week. (Langley Advance Times files)
PCRS official Steven Esau acting as tour guide for Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter and Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Sheila Malcolmson at Traverse youth treatment facility in Chilliwack on Sept. 22, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Provincial reps tour first treatment facility for B.C. teens

First 20-bed treatment facility for teens in B.C. with both clinical and outdoor components

PCRS official Steven Esau acting as tour guide for Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter and Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Sheila Malcolmson at Traverse youth treatment facility in Chilliwack on Sept. 22, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
The BCCDC’s data shows that Langley’s COVID numbers are still going up while rates in most nearby communities are going down. (BCCDC)

Langley’s COVID case numbers among worst in Lower Mainland

Langley, Abbotsford, and Mission are still seeing rates go up

The BCCDC’s data shows that Langley’s COVID numbers are still going up while rates in most nearby communities are going down. (BCCDC)
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’s latest COVID numbers show only a slight increase from last week. (BCCDC)
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

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

Menno Home in Abbotsford. (Google Street View)
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)