One more person has tested positive for COVID-19 in Northern Health bringing the region to 331 cases.

The north has 13 active cases.

In today’s (Friday) report from Dr Bonnie Henry, BC has 119 new cases for a total of 10,185.

There are now 1,406 active cases in the province (up 12 from Thursday), with 8,502 people recovered from the virus.

The provincial recovery rate is at 83%.

Of the active cases, 68 people are in hospital (down 8 from the previous day), 19 of which are in intensive care.

With no new COVID-19 related deaths, the provincial death toll remains at 245, three of which have been in the north.

There are no new community outbreaks and one new health care facility outbreak (at the Good Samaritan Delta View Care Centre)

“Let’s do all we can to protect ourselves and our loved ones from COVID-19 by ensuring we always use our layers of protection this long weekend. The care we show each other today will help protect all of us tomorrow, so let’s make this Thanksgiving about safe connections and safe celebrations,” said Dr Henry in a written statement.

REGION BREAKDOWN:

331 – (+1) North

559 – (+2) Interior

3,728 – (+35) Vancouver Coastal Health

5,253– (+79) Fraser Health

225 -(+2)  Vancouver Island Health

89 – (=) Outside of Canada

With files from Hartley Miller