49 new cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba on Monday

By | August 24, 2020

Forty-nine new cases of COVID-19 were announced in Manitoba on Monday.

This comes after two days in a row of record-breaking daily case numbers.

Public health officials announced 42 new cases on Saturday and 72 new cases on Sunday, bringing Manitoba’s total active cases to 395 as of Monday.

Chief Provincial Public Health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin announced Sunday that 45 of that day’s new cases were in the Prairie Mountain Health Region and 47 are linked to what he called “communal living communities,” which include Hutterite colonies.

There have been 12 deaths from the coronavirus in Manitoba.

Across Canada, there have been more than 125,000 confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases.

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