Meanwhile, at the end of this week, BC Ferries will stop accepting bookings for recreational vehicles like campers and trailers.
The child was from the Fraser Health region, which spans from Burnaby to Boston Bar, but had been getting specialized care at BC Children's Hospital in Vancouver.
This includes the current restrictions on restaurants, pubs, bars and indoor group fitness activities.
Orders will be issued under the Emergency Program Act "to restrict people's ability to leave their health authority", said Horgan.
Horgan said the province has also been working with representatives from the tourism industry "to reduce - in fact, eliminate - bookings from people outside of a particular area". Those details are expected on Friday.
Those not conducting essential travel will be subject to fines.
Horgan says "no additional authority" will be granted to police, and consultation will be done with BIPOC communities to make sure people aren't unfairly targeted.
"Most importantly, I want people to think about those nurses and those care aides and those doctors and all of the people on our front lines who have been giving every single week, every single month, for over a year to keep British Columbians safe".
Eight more people have died of the virus in B.C. over the past three days, bringing the provincial death toll to 1,538.
Today, health officials reported 2,960 new cases from the virus across B.C., including 211 in Interior Health. "We can not thank them enough".
"We require serious measures if we are to get to the May long weekend and salvage our summer", said Horgan.
Those infections also pushed the province's active caseload to a new record high of 10,084.