Since Saturday, there have been five deaths in the province related to COVID-19, announced Dr. Bonnie Henry on Monday. The death toll in the province is now at 86.
Fifty-two new cases were also identified, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 1,699.
Henry stressed that social distancing measures would remain in place through the summer, and gatherings would continue to be limited to less than 50 people.
“We are not yet through this storm,” said Henry. “We can only make changes we want when we have sustained a downward trend.”