The current average of 8.93 new cases per day is up from a low of just under seven new cases per day in mid-March and down from a recent high of 71 cases per day in early January.
Broken down by specific health region, the new infections equate to 579 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 986 new cases in the Fraser Health region, 100 in the Island Health region, 129 in the Interior Health region, and 95 in the Northern Health region.
Henry and Dix did not provide an update on the number of deaths in the province on Saturday.
The provincial health officer released figures on Monday showing a jump of nearly 1,000 active cases of the disease each day over the past few days, with 8,490 people now sick.
Please note that some data are not available over the long weekend, including data on variants and hospitalizations.
Henry said there had been 1,889 new cases of COVID-19 in the past two days, bringing the total of new cases to 3,979 over the past four days.
Of the active cases, 318 individuals are now hospitalized with COVID-19, 96 of whom are in intensive care.
One more person in the state has died of COVID-19, pushing the total number of deaths to 12,668.
Saturday's update also pushed Canada over a significant milestone.
The province has administered enough first doses to cover roughly 15 per cent of the population.