Over 1,000 of Northern Health’s 1,462 cases since the beginning of the pandemic are considered recovered. (K-J Millar/Black Press Media)

Over 1,000 of Northern Health’s 1,462 cases since the beginning of the pandemic are considered recovered. (K-J Millar/Black Press Media)

Over 1,000 COVID-19 cases considered recovered in Northern Health

There are still over 400 active cases in the health region as of Thursday (Dec. 17)

Northern Health Authority (NHA) has reported over 1,000 COVID-19 cases recovered in the region as of Thursday (Dec. 17).

In the past week, from Dec. 11 to 17, the north has seen 58 cases in the Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HSDA), 115 in the Northern Interior HSDA, and 39 in the Northeast HSDA.

In the week prior to the most recent reporting period, the Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HSDA) had 53 cases, Northern Interior HSDA had 129, and the Northeast HSDA had 37.

In total, from January to Dec. 17, the Northwest HSDA has reported 321 cases, Northern Interior HSDA has reported 755, and the Northeast HSDA has reported 386.

Local Health Areas (LHAs) have been updated, as well, with the Kitimat LHA at two reported cases from December 6 to 12.

Since Dec. 11, there have been 263 new cases reported in NHA, with 47 currently hospitalized and 19 in critical care. There are 401 active cases at this time and throughout the pandemic, NHA has seen 1,462 cases total, with 1,046 recovered and 15 deaths.

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