"Today, we are providing case updates for two 24-hour reporting periods: May 23 to May 24, and May 24 to midday today".
Ontario reported more than 400 new COVID-19 cases Monday for a fifth straight day, after posting daily growth numbers in the 200s and 300s earlier in the month. In the last 24 hours, we have had a further seven new cases.
Though the numbers have decreased in a province that was at one point in the pandemic seeing daily case number increases in the dozens, Henry warned that precautions are still necessary in B.C.
She said there were 52 cases among those ages 10-19 and three of those had ended up in hospital but none in intensive care. The remaining people with COVID-19 are recovering at home in self-isolation.More news: Minnesota Twins' Minor League Team Rents Out Its Stadium
She said provincial health officials are monitoring things very closely in B.C., as well as experiences across Canada and elsewhere in the world.
None of those are in the Interior Health Authority.
She added that it appears that COVID-19 is more likely to be spread from children to adults than vice versa. We offer our condolences to the family, friends and caregivers of these individuals, as well as to everyone who has lost their loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic.
There have been no new health-care outbreaks. In total, 14 long-term care or assisted-living facilities and two acute-care units have active outbreaks.More news: Govt to recruit volunteers for vaccine trial
There has also been no new community outbreaks in the last two days and public health continues to monitor outbreaks, including the most recent ones at Nature's Touch, a frozen fruit processing plant in Abbotsford and at the Mountain Institution and Mission Institution federal prisons.
"We would like to assure British Columbians that there have been no reported cases of food or food packaging associated with the transmission of COVID-19".
"The key to our success in this phase, and in the future, is all of us working together". They are active in supporting health care in communities across B.C. through the Community Paramedicine program.
Henry said that 27 of B.C.'s 2,530 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were in children under 10, and none of theme had been hospitalized.More news: Trump restricts travel from Brazil as its number of coronavirus cases spike
Dr. Bonnie Henry said a report released by the Mount Sinai School of Medicine over the weekend found that children had fewer ACE2 receptors on cells in the nose, throat, lungs and gut. "We need to keep our curve as flat as we possibly can, so we look to ease more restrictions later this summer".