VICTORIA, B.C. – The total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the Northern Health Region has seen another increase for the second day in a row which brings it to 79, up from 77, as released on Friday.
As for across the province, 27 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed, bringing British Columbia’s total to 3,419.
According to the Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, there are 294 active cases of COVID-19 in the province and 2,934 have since recovered.
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As for cases in hospital across the province, there are currently 12, with three of those in ICU.
The Province’s death count now sits at 191.
In the coming days, a new provincial health officer order will be in place to limit the number of people who can stay at and visit short-term rental accommodations and boat rentals.