VICTORIA, B.C. – The total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the Northern Health Region remains at 86, as announced by Health Officials on Thursday.
As for across the province, 29 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed, bringing British Columbia’s total to 3,591.
According to the Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, there are 242 active cases of COVID-19 in the province and 3,155 have since recovered.
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There are currently five in hospital across B.C., with two of those in ICU.
The Province’s death count remains at 194.
Henry is urging everyone to celebrate the long-weekend by socializing safely as a way to prevent the spread of COVID-19, emphasizing that the actions you take do make a difference.
“Celebrate our incredible province by socializing safely. The actions you take do make a difference and we have seen that in the past few weeks.”