But do not try and book somewhere outside of your area. "The tourism operator in that community will not book you", Horgan said.
Horgan says BC Ferries will also be contacting passengers who have booked reservations, to make sure their travel is essential and is not leisure travel.
Horgan said travel restrictions involving police will not be like those that were walked back in Ontario last week that could have seen pedestrians and motorists stopped during lockdowns and asked where they live.More news: Navalny to be transferred to hospital for convicts
"Sadly, we have had the first death of a child due to COVID-19 in B.C. The child was under the age of two, resided in the Fraser Health Authority and was receiving specialized care at BC Children's Hospital".
Doctor Henry says the provincial curve is slowly trending downwards, meaning the measures are beginning to have an effect.
"It is a true tragedy and it's a reflection of the impact this virus is having across our community", she said of the child who had some pre-existing issues and died at B.C. Children's Hospital.More news: Table Mountain fire: Historic buildings destroyed in Cape Town
On March 29, B.C. officials rescinded the health order variance they had offered to religious groups days earlier and banned indoor services, days before Holy Week and the start of four days of permitted indoor worship with up to 10 per cent of capacity or a maximum of 50 people. They are taking care of our friends and loved ones and we need to take care of them through our actions, so they can continue to do their jobs for us.
The formal order is expected on Friday and will last through the May long weekend.
In addition, AstraZeneca will also be used to curb transmission in communities with high caseloads, including Dawson Creek, to complement the pharmacy-based program.More news: 3 killed, 2 injured in Wisconsin bar shooting overnight, sheriff says