28 new cases of COVID-19 announced in Manitoba

By | August 31, 2020

There are 28 new cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba, bringing the active case count to 469, Dr. Brent Roussin announced on Monday.

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Health officials are scheduled to brief the public on the latest news about the novel coronavirus in Manitoba at 1 p.m. on Monday, after two outbreaks were declared in the province on the weekend.

CBC Manitoba will live stream the news conference here and on Facebook, Twitter and CBC Gem.

On Sunday, public health officials reported 35 new cases of COVID-19, bringing Manitoba’s total active cases to 462.

An outbreak was declared at the Brandon Regional Health Centre’s Assiniboine Centre, which is connected to three cases.

It’s the third site in Brandon to have declared a COVID-19 outbreak this week. 

An outbreak was reported on Saturday at Hillcrest Place, a personal care home, after a health-care worker tested positive. Rideau Park Personal Care Home, where a case was announced Thursday, is the third site.

There were 55 new cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba on Saturday.

Across Canada, there have been more than 128,100 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus.


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