Northern Health sees five new cases of COVID-19

VICTORIA, B.C. – Five new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Monday, bringing the total in the Northern Healt…

VICTORIA, B.C. – Five new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Monday, bringing the total in the Northern Health Region to 355.

As of Friday, there were 15 active cases within the Region.

According to the Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry, 499 new cases were confirmed over the weekend,  across B.C., bringing the total to 11,687.

Currently, there are 1,639 active cases in the province and 9,753 have since recovered.

As for hospitalizations in B.C., there are 67, with 19 of those in ICU.

The province’s death count is now up to 253.

Henry says B.C. is in its second wave of COVID-19 but British Columbians do have control over what that wave can look like by continuing to practice safety measures.

“Small sacrifices, that each of us can make now, will help us, help our community, and help control, in support of our community, to keep our priorities going.”

4,028 people are currently under active public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases.

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