Northern Health Region adds four new cases Tuesday, SD 60 school exposure

VICTORIA, B.C. – The Northern Health Region added four new cases Tuesday, moving the active case count to 128….

VICTORIA, B.C. – The Northern Health Region added four new cases Tuesday, moving the active case count to 128.

There are eight people in hospital, three of whom are in critical care.

There were three COVID-19 related deaths reported Tuesday, moving the total to 152.

Out of 7,603 total cases in the region, 7,320 have recovered.

The province added 289 cases Tuesday, moving the active case count to 3,782.

There are 301 people in hospital, 93 of whom are in critical care.

The province added one COVID-19 related death Tuesday, bringing the total to 1,680.

Of the 142,636 total cases in B.C., 137,062 have recovered.

Northern Health added two schools to the list of COVID-19 school exposures.

North Peace Secondary School had an exposure notice for May 17th and 18th.

Bert Bowes Middle School had a COVID-19 exposure on May 17th.

The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control added another flight involving Fort St. John to the list of COVID-19 flight exposures.

North Cariboo Flight 2010 from Fort St. John to Kelowna on May 20th. Affected rows were not reported.

Provincial officials released the plan for reopening the province at a conference on Tuesday.

Step 1 starts immediately, and the biggest change includes indoor and outdoor dining for tables of up to six people.

Outdoor sports can resume playing games, and indoor fitness can start low-intensity activities.

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