VICTORIA, B.C. – The Northern Health Region reported 31 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, bringing the active case total to 285.

There are 30 people in hospital, 11 of those are in ICU.

One COVID-19 related death was reported Wednesday. Since March 2020, 102 deaths have occurred.

In total, there have been 4,135 cases in the Northern Health Region. Of those, 3,715 have recovered.

The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control released the geographic distribution of COVID-19 by local health area.

Peace River North reported 18 cases from February 7th to 13th. Peace River South reported 31 cases in the same timeframe.

Across British Columbia, 427 new cases were recorded Wednesday. The provincial active case count sits at 4,150.

There are 232 people in hospital, 63 of those are in ICU.

There were three COVID-19 related deaths in B.C.

Since last March, 1,317 deaths have occurred.

There have been 74,710 cases of COVID-19 in British Columbia, and 69,167 people have recovered.

According to a letter from Principal Josh Kurjata, Northern Health Authority informs students and staff that they may have been in contact with a lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 on February 8th and 9th at Dawson Creek Secondary School (Central Campus).

Northern Health has asked staff and students to monitor for symptoms until February 23rd at midnight, 14 days from the last possible contact with the confirmed case.

Information about school closures can be found on the Northern Health website.