Manitoba Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin released the latest numbers this afternoon. He reports 13 new cases bringing the total to 217. He also reports a third death, 12 individuals are hospitalized and of that 6 are in intensive care and they are listing 21 individuals as recovered. There are 3 confirmed cases in the northern region.
The third Manitoba death was a man in his 60’s from Winnipeg who had underlying medical conditions.
Roussin adds as the virus is spreading person to person to be safe you should assume the virus is in your community and follow the recommended protocols. He also reminds all travelers from outside Manitoba you must self isolate and monitor for symptoms for 14 days.
Saskatchewan reports seven new cases bringing their total to 260, 160 of the cases are considered active, seven people are in hospital, 88 people are reported recovered and there are four cases in the far north.