Four new COVID-19 cases reported in northern B.C.

Dr. Bonnie Henry reported Tuesday four new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Northern Health region.

The total now sits at nine throughout the region. Their precise locations are not being reported.

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More than 400 people in northern B.C. have been tested for COVID-19 since March 13.

There are now 617 cases and 13 deaths in B.C. 

Fifty-nine of those infected are in acute care in hospital, and 23 of them in intensive care; another 173 people have recovered.

There were 20 confirmed cases in Alberta's northern health zone as of March 24.

So far, three have been reported in the Grande Prairie region.

This is a developing story.

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