Manitoba to give update on province’s COVID-19 cases

By | May 6, 2020

WINNIPEG — Manitoba health officials will be giving an update on Wednesday afternoon regarding the cases of COVID-19 in the province.

Dr. Brent Roussin, chief provincial public health officer, and Lanette Siragusa, Shared Health’s chief nursing officer, will be holding a news conference at 1 p.m. at the Manitoba Legislative Building. CTV News Winnipeg will be live streaming the event.

On Tuesday, the province said its investigating a cluster of five probable COVID-19 cases at a business located in the Prairie Mountain Health Region.

Premier Brian Pallister also announced the province will be investing $45 million to lessen the financial burden caused by the virus for the province’s seniors.

To date, there has been 282 COVID-19 cases in Manitoba, as well as seven deaths.

This is a developing story, more details to come.

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