Manitoba Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin announced the latest COVID-19 numbers this afternoon. He reports one new case with the total number of cases now at 272, the total number of COVID-19 related deaths remains at six, seven individuals are hospitalized, of that two are in intensive care, 205 individuals are listed as recovered and there are 61 active cases.
Public Health has also announced to protect residents of long term care facilities beginning on May 1st staff in nursing and support services who typically work at multiple personal care homes will be limited to working at a single site. They will work with the health regions, staff and families of those in care to implement this change.
Saskatchewan reports 12 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the provincial total to 365 with eleven of the new cases in the far north, 72 of the cases are considered active, recoveries remain at 288 people, seven people are in hospital with two in intensive care and five deaths related to COVID-19 have been reported.