Health officials in British Columbia say a man has died at a care centre in North Vancouver.
On the weekend, Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix announced that two elderly residents of the care centre had been diagnosed with the virus.
Another health care worker has also tested positive for the virus, a woman in her 40s who lives in the Fraser Health Region.
Outside of the updates related to the nursing home, the B.C. government has also identified two new cases of COVID-19 in the province, both of which are being linked to global travel.
Still, concert promoters, major sports leagues and festival organizers say they are watching carefully to decide whether they should bring crowds of people together to share the same space.
The affected individual has been closely monitored both during the flight, and since arrival at CFB Trenton, and will remain in isolation on base under the assessment of the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Two of the new cases are associated with a North Vancouver seniors' care home where B.C.'s first community case of the novel coronavirus was recorded.
Authorities said in a tweet late Tuesday a presumptive case involving a cruise ship passenger has been confirmed.
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The first death in Canada from Covid-19 has been reported in the province of British Columbia. They finished by talking about the fact that "we are stronger when we work together".
No news was good news on Sunday in B.C.as the provincial ministry of health had nothing to report regarding COVID-19.
The B.C. provincial health officer has a long list of experience dealing with pandemic viruses.
"This is not forever, but for the coming weeks, we need to step up our social distancing", said Henry.
"It's not inevitable that everyone will become infected with this".
Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said Canada made the decision after the USA government asked for help.
They also offer ways to reduce the risk without cancelling the event altogether, such as by limiting the number of people who attend, staggering arrivals and departures, making more hand-washing stations available, or even live-streaming activities online.
This is a developing story and will be updated throughout the day.