VICTORIA, B.C. – 84 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Wednesday, in the Northern Health Region, bringing the number of active cases to 582.

In the Northern Health Region, 47 are in hospital, with 16 of those in ICU.

The total number of confirmed cases in the Northern Health Region now stands at 1,974.

The Region’s death count remains at 26.

1,341 people to have contracted the virus, in the Northern Health Region, have since recovered.

According to Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry, 485 new cases were confirmed across B.C., Wednesday, bringing the total to 51,300.

Active cases across the province stand at 7,551 and 41,681 has since recovered.

Hospitalizations in B.C. are at 379, with 77 of those in ICU.

The province’s death count now sits at 893.

9,320 people are currently under active public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases but does not include data from Northern Health.