More people recovered from COVID-19 than active cases in Manitoba: health officials

By | April 17, 2020

WINNIPEG — Manitoba health officials announced no new cases of COVID-19, and say the number of recoveries now outnumber active cases.

Dr. Brent Roussin, the chief provincial public health officer, made the announcement during a Friday afternoon news conference.

Manitoba’s total cases sit at 250. Of those cases, 132 are listed as recovered, while 113 are considered active cases.

Five deaths have been recorded since the first case was announced on March 12.

Friday is also the first-day travel restrictions to communities north of the 53rd parallel in Manitoba came into effect.

This is a breaking news story. More to come.

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