No new cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba on Tuesday

By | April 28, 2020

WINNIPEG — Provincial health officials announced on Tuesday that there are no new cases of COVID-19 in the province.

This keeps the province’s total number of cases at 272.

Dr. Brent Roussin, the Manitoba’s chief provincial health officer, said seven people are in hospital, two of which are in intensive care.

There are currently 57 active cases and 209 people have recovered.

The death toll due to COVID-19 remains at six.

Roussin said 321 tests were performed at Cadham Provincial Laboratory on Monday, bringing the total to 23,857 tests since early February.

As the province announced new testing criteria on Tuesday, health officials are still reminding Manitobans to phone Health Links at 204-788-8200 to get a referral before being tested.

This is a developing story. More details to come.  

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