Manitoba announces new COVID-19 death

By | April 20, 2020

WINNIPEG — There has been another death due to COVID-19 in Manitoba.

The most recent death was announced on Monday, as Premier Brian Pallister announced the province will be extending the state of emergency for another 30 days.

The death was a woman in her 80s. The province did not provide any other patient-specific information. This is the sixth virus-related death in the province so far.

One new case of COVID-19 was also announced on Monday, bringing the total number of lab-confirmed and probable positive cases to 254.

There are 105 active cases of the virus in Manitoba, and 144 people have recovered so far. Eight people are currently hospitalized; five of them are in intensive care.

This is a developing story. More to come.

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