Manitoba Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin announced the latest COVID-19 number this afternoon. He reported there are two new cases bringing the total number of cases to 308, no individuals are hospitalized and there’s no one in ICU, 293 individuals are listed as recovered and there are eight active cases. He notes these two new cases were household contacts and the initial case was related to travel outside Canada.
Roussin adds these new cases were reported in Winnipeg and this is an extremely low risk situation.
Saskatchewan reports 15 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the provincial total to 708 with 14 of the new cases in the South region connected to an outbreak in two Hutterite communities in the Rural Municipality of Maple Creek. These are being investigated for connection to interprovincial travel to Alberta as well as travel in the area. Of the provincial total 59 cases are considered active and 636 have recovered.