1 new case of COVID-19 in Manitoba on Saturday

By | May 2, 2020

One new case of COVID-19 was announced in Manitoba on Saturday.

The province’s daily briefing on COVID-19 was cancelled, so the update was sent in an emailed news release instead.

There was also one more person in hospital with the illness caused by the new coronavirus, bringing the total to six.

This marks the fourth consecutive day there have been no COVID-19 patients in intensive care in Manitoba.

The update brings the total number of cases identified in the province to 280 — 38 of which are considered active.

Six Manitobans have died from the illness, and 236 have recovered.

On Friday, 780 tests for COVID-19 were done at the Cadham Provincial Laboratory, bringing Manitoba’s total to 26,169.

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