Manitoba premier set to announce COVID-19 measures

By | May 20, 2020

WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s premier is set to make an announcement on Wednesday morning regarding the province’s COVID-19 measures.

Premier Brian Pallister is holding a news conference at 11 a.m. at the Manitoba Legislative Building. CTV News Winnipeg will be live streaming the event.

On Tuesday, Manitoba health officials announced that a Winnipeg Walmart employee tested positive for the virus. Dr. Brent Roussin, chief provincial public health officer, said the individual was working on the floor at the Southdale Walmart on May 9. He noted it’s unlikely there was contact with any customers.

To date, there have been 290 cases of COVID-19 in the province.

This is a developing story, more details to come.

– With files from CTV’s Danton Unger.

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