The Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority is advising of a second COVID-19 case in the Far North West region.

The organization says there are two active cases in the North Central zone with one person being hospitalized.

The exact location of the cases is not disclosed.

It says 79 people have recovered from the virus.

NITHA is comprised of the Prince Albert Grand Council, Meadow Lake Tribal Council, Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation, and Lac La Ronge Indian Band.