Small cluster of new COVID-19 cases linked to temporary foreign workers: Manitoba health officials

By | June 3, 2020

WINNIPEG — Provincial health officials announced one new case of COVID-19 in Manitoba.

Dr. Brent Roussin, the province’s chief public health officer, made the announcement on Wednesday.

He said this case and the two new cases from Tuesday are linked to a cluster of travel-related cases in a group of temporary foreign workers in the Southern Health Region.

He added that there is no concern to the public regarding these cases.

There are 298 total cases in the province, 282 people are considered recovered and there are nine active cases.

On Tuesday, 824 tests were performed, bringing the total to 45,923 since early February.

This is a developing story, more details to come.

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