B. C. Premier Christy Clark has announced a provincial government-wide ban on all public travel for the next 72 hours in B .
The ban is a response to a suspected case of Ebola in the province.
The provincial government has declared a three-day quarantine for visitors, with a limit of 500 people per day and a one-way limit of five people per vehicle.
The province has also said it will limit people from other provinces from travelling in public places to four hours.
The B. Canada Health Agency said on Thursday that an Ebola case was confirmed in Bakersfield, California, on Saturday.
The agency said the patient was a Liberian man who was in the U.S. for treatment and had recently returned to his home country.
It is not known if he contracted the virus from the Bakers’ Disease Outbreak Surveillance Unit, which was contracted in Texas in April.
The number of confirmed Ebola cases in Canada has reached 5,095, bringing the country to its highest number since March.
Officials in Bexar County, Texas, said on Friday that they have confirmed a case of the virus in a 32-year-old man who tested positive for the virus on Friday.
In California, where the state is still investigating a suspected Ebola case in a nurse, the state health department said on Saturday that a 32 of 42 patients tested positive on Saturday for the disease.
A doctor in Atlanta, Georgia, who tested negative for Ebola on Friday was transferred to the U of A for further testing, according to a news release.