Manitoba Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin announced the latest COVID-19 numbers this afternoon. He reported five new cases so the total number of cases is now 262, the total number of COVID-19 related deaths remains at six, seven individuals are hospitalized, of that two are in intensive care, 174 individuals are listed at recovered and there are 82 active cases. There are no new cases in the north.
Roussin again reminds you we must continue to use caution but in the coming weeks they will be looking at how to lift some of the restrictions in a guarded fashion while closely following our numbers.
Saskatchewan reports five new cases of COVID-19 bringing the provincial total to 331, 22 are from the far north, 57 cases are considered active, nine more people have recovered bringing the provincial total to 270, six people are in hospital with one in intensive care.