Manitoba Public Health officials this afternoon identified 17 new cases of COVID-19 in the province. Thirteen cases are in the Winnipeg Health Region including one in a school, two in the Southern Health Region and one each in the Interlake Eastern and Prairie Mountain Health Regions. That brings the provincial total to 1466 reported cases, 269 are active, 1181 individuals have recovered and 12 people are in hospital with three in intensive care.
Saskatchewan health reported this afternoon ten new cases of COVID-19. Eight of the new cases are in the Saskatoon zone and two in the Central East zone. That brings their reported total to 1741 cases with 17 cases linked to a social gathering in Saskatoon. Of the total 101 are considered active, 1616 people have recovered and four are in hospital. Stills with health thousands of patients in Northern and Central Saskatchewan now have improved access to magnetic resonance imaging services. Mayfair Diagnostics began delivering community based MRI services in mid-August and will provide a minimum of 45 hundred exams a year in Saskatoon.