Manitoba Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin noted there two reported cases on Saturday and one each on Friday and Sunday and announced the latest COVID-19 numbers this afternoon. He reported there are no new cases, the total number of cases remains at 304, no individuals are in hospital, 292 individuals are listed as recovered and there are five active cases. He added on Friday there was a female in her 30s who was travelling from Ontario and was self isolating at the time, on Saturday two males in their 30s and Sunday a male in his 20s and all three were household contacts with a previous case and all were in the Winnipeg region.
The Manitoba government has extended the province wide state of emergency for a period of 30 days to continue to protect the health and safety of all Manitobans and reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Meanwhile after reporting one new case each Saturday and Sunday Saskatchewan reported 18 new cases with 13 in the Far North most connected to a wake and funeral on June 11th. That brings the provincial total to 683, 41 are considered active and 629 individuals have recovered. Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Saqib Shahab warns large gatherings increase the risk of transmission so everyone should continue to take precautions including physical distancing.