A second probable coronavirus case has been identified in Quebec, the provincial health ministry has announced. One is a man in his 60s and the other is an adult woman whose age hasn't been confirmed.
She is also in isolation and also recently travelled back from Iran and is in VCH region.
He said the last seven cases have been linked to travel to Iran.
There have been no deaths reported in Canada from the illness. However, the country's reporting of coronavirus has been widely criticized.
In addition, the United Nations Children's Fund, China, Turkey and Austria, as well as the European countries, have also provided medical supplies to Iran to help contain the coronavirus, Mousavi added.
Officials say they are trying to retrace the patient's movements before he went to the hospital.
He is in isolation at home and Henry said his family and close contacts are being monitored.
More than 48,000 of the cases have fully recovered.
As of Tuesday, 45 people were being investigated to see if they have COVID-19.
"It's necessary for influenza and surely it's necessary for a condition we're addressing a very serious global health issue such as COVID-19".
"Unfortunately she has had quite a severe illness, and she is now in critical condition in isolation in the ICU", she explains.
"What is your tolerance for being caught in a quarantine in that country?"
"We need to be cognizant of what's happening in our local community". She did not show symptoms during travel but became ill at home.
"And that's why we're asking people to empower themselves, to take their own precautions, which means washing their hands and ... it means if you're sick, stay home". The woman had underlying medical conditions before developing the disease.
An eighth case of coronavirus was announced Saturday in B.C.
Najafi said the weeks around Norouz are usually a busy time for travel in the Iranian community. "This is not just our usual influenza season", she said.
"Vancouver Coastal Health continues to actively investigate these new cases".
"Those don't work", Henry said.
"In British Columbia, the risk still remains very low", Henry said, but added the situation is changing "day by day".
Authorities said the man died Saturday.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said that a large consignment of aid was shipped to Iran from the World Health Organization.