Manitoba Public Health announced 16 new cases of COVID-19 this afternoon. 14 of the new cases are in the Winnipeg Health region with one each in the Prairie Mountain and Southern Health regions. Preliminary investigations indicate that several of the Winnipeg cases are close contacts of known cases and are not linked to any current outbreaks. That brings the provincial total of reported cases to 1365, 404 are active and 945 individuals have recovered.
Saskatchewan Health reported only one new case this afternoon located in the Saskatoon zone. Total cases reported are now 1670 with 59 considered active and 1587 people have recovered.
Meanwhile the Saskatchewan government has announced their portion of the federal Safe Restart Canada Plan for municipal governments at approximately 70.32 million dollars will begin to be distributed immediately to all compliant Saskatchewan municipalities. This funding will support efforts to protect health and safety, prepare for future waves of COVID-19 and facilitate the safe re-opening of economies.