Manitoba health officials give 1 p.m. update on COVID-19

By | June 11, 2020

Manitoba’s top health officials will hold a 1 p.m. news conference Thursday to provide the latest update on COVID-19 in the province.

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

Wednesday marked the fifth consecutive day that no new cases of COVID-19 were identified in Manitoba.

There were eight active cases of the disease in the province as of Wednesday, and no one in hospital with COVID-19. The last time a patient was in hospital with the illness was more than two weeks ago, on May 22.

There have been 300 COVID-19 cases identified since the first ones in March. Of those, 285 people have recovered and seven have died.

On Thursday morning, Premier Brian Pallister announced the draft plan for Phase 3 of the provincial reopening plan, which is tentatively set to begin June 21.

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