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Northern Health Region adds 13 new cases, SD 60 school exposure

VICTORIA, B.C. – The Northern Health Region added 13 new cases over the weekend, including one from Sunday to …

VICTORIA, B.C. – The Northern Health Region added 13 new cases over the weekend, including one from Sunday to Monday.

There are now 58 active cases in the region.

Of the five people in hospital, all are in critical care.

There were no COVID-19 deaths over the weekend, moving the total to 155.

Out of 7,793 confirmed cases, 7,579 have since recovered.

There were 5,485 vaccine doses given since the last report, bringing the total number of doses given in the region to 205,210.

British Columbia added 229 new cases over the weekend. From Friday to Saturday there were 94 cases, 90 from Saturday to Sunday, and 45 cases from Sunday to Monday.

There are now 1,204 active cases in the province.

Out of 108 people in hospital, 48 are in critical care.

There were three COVID-19 deaths over the weekend, bringing the provincial total to 1,743.

Out of  147,131 confirmed cases in British Columbia, 144,153 have since recovered.

There were 140,281 vaccine doses given across B.C. since the last report, bringing the total number of doses given to 4,436,432.

Northern Health announced a COVID-19 school exposure for Bert Bowes Middle School from June 7th to 11th, then again on the 14th and 15th.

The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control updated the case rate and vaccination coverage maps for the week of June 11th to 17th.

Peace River North had a case rate of four per 100,000, Peace River South had a rate of five per 100,000, and Fort Nelson had zero cases per 100,000 population.

The Windermere area had a rate of 26 cases per 100,000, the highest in the province last week.

The 12 and over vaccination rate, updated June 17th, shows Peace River North and South have 49 per cent of its residents vaccinated with at least one dose. Fort Nelson has 52 per cent coverage.

The 18 and older vaccination rate shows Peace River North at 51 per cent, Peace River South at 52 per cent, and Fort Nelson at 55 per cent coverage.

The 50 and older vaccination rate for Peace River North and South at 67 per cent coverage, while Fort Nelson has vaccinated 68 per cent with at least one dose.

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