The Northwestern Health Unit says one person has been admitted to local hospitals since the Thursday update.

A total of 12 residents are currently in local hospitals, with two people in local Intensive Care Units due to COVID-19.

The current 7-day per cent positivity rate is listed as 19.5 per cent.

The NWHU says currently there are:

  • 2 active institutional outbreaks in the region.
  • 268 active high-risk cases in the region.
  • 12 active NWHU cases in hospital due to COVID-19.

The health unit says the overall hospital occupancy in the region is 73.6 per cent, overall acute care occupancy is 85.9 per cent, and the overall Intensive Care Unit (ICU) occupancy is 42.9 per cent.

NWHU recommends that everyone, including those who are vaccinated, assume COVID-19 is in their community and practice preventative measures.

Anyone who has symptoms or who has been in contact with a positive case, should complete a self-assessment and visit for more information on what to do next.