There are now 264 active cases, with 11 patients in hospital (three of those individuals are in intensive care units).
Since the last briefing on July 24, seven cases have been reported in Vancouver Coastal Health and one new case is a reality on Vancouver Island.
Elsewhere in the province, the Interior Health region has seen 353 cases while the Northern Health region has reported 80 cases.
There are now now 264 active cases in British Columbia, 11 people in hospital, and three who are in critical care. Public-health teams are on site to investigate and case and contact management is ongoing.
"This is not forever, but it is for now and we know we can do this".
"The outbreak on Haida Gwaii has a total of 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date".
"Let's continue to take the necessary precautions to reduce the potential for COVID-19 to spread in our communities and among our friends and family".
This new health order is being introduced following exposure events related to gatherings in B.C.'s Interior around the Canada Day long weekend. Are you spending a short time together? Choose to do something else instead. However, remember that ensuring you have a safe physical distance from others is important, no matter where you may be.
At today's B.C. COVID-19 daily update, Dr. Henry revealed the specific details about changes to travel guidelines and both she and B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix answered questions about the province's testing strategy and out-of-province license plates.
"Over 1,010 people are required to self-isolate in B.C. because they have been identified as being exposed to COVID-19 and are at a high risk at the moment", said Henry.
Henry amended the order on mass gatherings, as well, limiting the number of people in short-term rentals and vacation accommodations to five people.
Property owners who are renting these spaces will be responsible for making sure that these guidelines are being adhered to and that contact information is being collected in case of COVID-19 exposure.
"When travelling, travel safely".
"Let's use the summer days to bend our curve back down and help protect everyone in B.C".