Manitoba Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin announced the latest COVID-19 Numbers yesterday afternoon. He reports there’s one new case bringing the total number of cases to 314, this case is a male in his 40’s from Southern Health with the investigation ongoing but it is related to travel by a truck driver, no individuals are hospitalized and there’s no one in ICU, 293 individuals are listed as recovered and there are 14 active cases.
Roussin noted two new cases were reported on Saturday both in the Winnipeg Region.
The government is looking at allowing some indoor visits at Personal Care Homes where conditions permit starting today. These will only be for designated family caregivers and visitors will be screened on arrival, must practice social distancing and must wear a non-surgical mask.
Meanwhile Saskatchewan reported a large increase in COVID-19 cases over the weekend with 11 on Saturday with seven in the Far North and 20 reported on Sunday with 18 connected to an outbreak in the South Region and 2 in the Far North. Yesterday they reported five new cases with four of them in the Far North. The provincial total is now 751, 95 are considered active, 643 have recovered and three are in hospital.