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Northern Health reports 14 cases of Covid-19 since Friday, Interior Health 9

(Files by Catherine Garrett-MyPGNow)

The number of Covid-19 patients in Northern Health continues to climb, as the Northern Health Authority has now surpassed the 300-mark.

14 cases were reported in the region over the weekend, for 303 total infections.

Interior Health saw nine new cases for a total of 531 since the pandemic began.

Meanwhile across the province, 267 people have tested positive since Friday and a total of 8908 people have tested positive since the beginning of the pandemic.

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1,302 cases are considered active and of the active cases, 69 people are in hospital and 22 are in ICU.

Three people have died from the virus; 233 people have passed away total.

There have been an additional three outbreaks in the healthcare system, including a third reoccurrence at the Holy Family Hospital involving one staff member.

This leaves 16 active outbreaks in the healthcare system.

Interior Health is also reporting a community outbreak linked to a church in Kelowna.

BY DAY:

Fri-Sat: 68 cases
Sat-Sun: 125 cases
Sun-Mon: 74 cases

REGION BREAKDOWN:

Vancouver: 3,226 (+99)
Fraser: 4,555 (+143)
Vancouver Island: 206 (+2)
Interior: 531 (+9)
Northern: 303 (+14)
Residents of other countries: 87 (+0)

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