The Northern Health region has tallied another four cases of COVID-19, however, they are not associated with the ongoing community outbreak on Haida Gwaii.

46 people tested positive provincewide, for a total of 4,111, including 100 in the north.

472 of those are considered active, with eight people in hospital and five in intensive care.

There have been no new deaths for 11 days, leaving BC’s death toll at 195.

“There have been no new health-care facility outbreaks in the region. In total, seven long-term care or assisted living facilities and one acute care facility have active outbreaks,” says Provincial Health Officer Doctor Bonnie Henry, adding that the Krazy Cherry Fruit Co. Outbreak in the Interior has been declared over.

“As we look to fall, what we’ve learned from other jurisdictions is that transmission in a school setting is a reflection of what’s happening in our communities; keeping our community transmission low and slow keeps us all safe,” said Dr. Henry.

Breakdown by health region:

Vancouver: 1232 (+12)

Fraser: 2167 (+28)

Island: 148 (=)

Interior: 393 (+2)

North: 100 (+4)

Outside of Canada: 71 (=)

For a listing of the community exposure events, go to:

BCCDC (flights, worksites, etc.): http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/public-exposures
Northern Health:  https://www.northernhealth.ca/health-topics/outbreaks-and-exposures