Two new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Northern Health Region

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

VICTORIA, B.C. – Two new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Tuesday, bringing the total in the Northern Health Region to 357.

As of Monday, there were 16 active cases within the Region.

According to the Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry, 167 new cases were confirmed, Tuesday, across B.C., bringing the total to 11,854.

When it comes to active cases across the province, there are 1,688 and 9,871 have since recovered.

As for hospitalizations in B.C., there are 69, with 18 of those in ICU.

The province’s death count is now up to 254.

4,156 people are currently under active public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases.

As we fight the pandemic, Henry says we should continue to support everyone who is doing their part and to show that you care.

“Let’s continue to support our neighbours, local businesses and communities, who are doing their part. Take the time to reach out to friends and neighbours – in a safe way – to show them you care and remind them that while you may be keeping a safe distance right now, they are not alone.”

 

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