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Northern Health holds steady at 57 COVID-19 test-confirmed cases, provincial total now 2,376

Another death recorded
B.C. Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. (via Government of B.C. Flickr)

B.C. now has a total of 2,376 COVID-19 cases after the latest update from Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Minister of Health Adrian Dix.

In the past 24 hours, the province has added 16 new test-positive cases.

Yesterday, B.C. saw only seven new patients that had tested positive. 

Northern Health has once again recorded no new cases in the past day, with the total staying at 57. There are currently two patients from the authority in acute care.

There are 877 cases in Vancouver Coastal Health, 1,137 in Fraser Health, 125 on Vancouver Island and 180 in the Interior Health region.

There remain 20 seniors' facilities that have outbreaks. That includes 15 homes and five acute-care units. So far, the pandemic has infected 299 residents of seniors' homes in B.C., and 190 workers at those homes.

There are 59 people hospitalized across B.C. with 14 of those cases in acute care/ICU. 

Henry says there has been another more death confirmed, raising the total to 132 province-wide.

Officials add there have been 1,859 patients that have recovered from the virus and are no longer required to be in self-isolation.

- With files from Glen Korstrom, Business In Vancouver