Manitoba health officials announce new COVID-19 cases on Monday

By | April 13, 2020

WINNIPEG — Provincial health officials announced four new cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba, bringing the total to 246.

Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s chief public health officer, made the announcement at a news conference on Monday afternoon. He also added that 99 people have recovered, meaning there are currently 143 active cases.

There are currently eight people in hospital; four of them are in intensive care. The death toll remains at four.

Cadham Provincial Laboratory tested 32 people on Sunday. The lab has performed 17,245 tests since early February.

Testing sites were running reduced hours over the weekend.

This is a developing story, more details to come.

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