Henry said there are heightened concerns about the possible community transmission from the US, especially amid another case involving a woman from Seattle who was visiting family in B.C.'s Lower Mainland.
Officials report that the woman has not been in contact with anyone diagnosed with COVID-19 and she has not travelled.
All of the new cases are in self-isolation at home.
Two other cases involve a couple - a woman in her 50s and a man in his 60s - who returned from recent trips to Iran.
"We're looking for who else was in that group", Henry told a news conference.
Henry urged people to carefully assess worldwide travel plans.
It says those who have travel plans should monitor the federal government's travel advisories.
A man covers his face at the Castle Esplanade in Edinburgh, Scotland Britain March 2, 2020.
She said anyone who believes they could have coronavirus should not head to an emergency room, but instead call into public health phone lines.
"Schools should be increasing cleaning and hand hygiene, educating students on respiratory etiquette, in addition to putting mechanisms in place to support students who may be away for extended periods", the statement said.
"This is an important way to reduce the possibility of transmission of illness to others", the statement said.
"We see many people calling ahead, doing what we ask", said Dr. Henry.
While she advised against stockpiling supplies, she said everybody should be ready to look after themselves and people in the community.
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More than 100 people in 11 states have been diagnosed with coronavirus, and the death toll rose to six on Tuesday. The organization also said there have been confirmed cases in 72 countries outside of China with 166 deaths.
"We are very mindful that an economic impact is certainly being felt in the global economy and is beginning to be felt in Canada, and that's one of the things we need to turn our attention to", Freeland, the committee chair, told reporters in Ottawa.
Henry says the province is actively testing those at risk and more than 1,000 tests have been done.
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By Friday around noon, 101,700 people around the world have been confirmed, at some point, as having coronavirus (COVID-19).
The most common symptoms are fever, tiredness, and dry cough.
She noted, however, that the cases aren't all the same and aren't all serious.
Henry said the woman's condition was unchanged on Thursday.
Henry says the six deaths are connected to two counties in the Seattle area.
An ambulance transports a patient from the Life Care Center of Kirkland, the long-term care facility linked to confirmed coronavirus cases in Washington state.
Canada now has 30 cases.
Thanking everyone in healthcare for their extraordinary work to ensure British Columbians can have confidence in our public institutions when it comes to addressing this issue, Horgan said there will be four additional labs by the end of next week to test for COVID-19 as well as in the coming month additional machines so they can continue to increase the testing available to British Columbians.
The problem is that once the virus is spreading without a clear link to the source of the disease, tracking patient zero becomes less useful for containment purposes.