No new outbreaks have been seen in B.C. since Monday, but 14 outbreaks continue to be seen at long term care or assisted living facilities in the province.
Currently, 45 people are in hospital for treatment of COVID-19, including 12 patients that require critical care.
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said Monday that residents need to keep in mind to practise social distancing and good hand hygiene as businesses start to operate under a "new normal".
A total of 1,975 have recovered from their illness, which means there are now 325 active cases of the virus.
There have been three new deaths, for a total of 146 fatalities in the province.
"For many, the transition brings anticipation, but it also, for many, brings further apprehension and anxiety", Henry said. "Having said that, there are abilities for environmental health officers to shut down a business if they feel that there are health hazards that put the public at risk, and there's protocols that WorkSafeBC can as well, and they have a provision to fine people if needed".
Live conference more to come. One hundred and forty six people have died from the disease in B.C. - all in the past 70 days.
Health Minister Adrian Dix pointed out that he and Henry made their first announcement on COVID-19 17 weeks ago.
"Simple things can make a big difference", said Henry.
Henry adds that spending time in B.C.'s provincial parks is a great way to stay close to home and get some fresh air.
"On Friday, education and child care guidance was also released to allow schools to once again begin in-class learning on June 1 and prepare for a full return in September", she explained.
"From the start of this pandemic, British Columbians have demonstrated incredible compassion and care for our health-care workers, seniors, Elders and our communities".