Manitoba health officials, premier give COVID-19 update at 1 p.m.

By | March 30, 2020

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister and public health officials are providing a COVID-19 update for the province at a 1 p.m. news conference.

There were 72 confirmed and probable cases of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 in Manitoba reported at a Sunday morning news conference.

Among the patients, two people are in hospital — one in intensive care — and two people who had the illness have recovered, chief provincial public health officer Dr. Brent Roussin said Sunday.

Last week, Manitoba suffered its first death related to COVID-19.

Monday’s news conference will be live streamed here.

People also can view it on the CBC Manitoba website, Facebook, Twitter and CBC Gem.

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