VICTORIA, B.C. – Two new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Tuesday, bringing the total in the Northern Health Region to 324.

As of Monday, there were 19 active cases within the Region.

According to the Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry, 102 new cases were confirmed, Tuesday, across B.C., bringing the total to 9,841.

Currently, there are 1,384 active cases in the province and 8,184 have since recovered.

As for hospitalizations in B.C., there are 71, with 16 of those in ICU.

The province’s death count is now up to 244.

3,089 people are currently under active public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases.

Henry says it appears that people are doing the “right thing”, as seen in the latest modelling, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

“People are doing the right thing and, as evidenced by the latest modelling data, individual actions are making a difference for all of us to stay safe and strong in the face of COVID-19.”