Winnipeg’s mayor to speak on city’s response to COVID-19, flooding

By | April 2, 2020

WINNIPEG — Winnipeg’s mayor is scheduled to speak Thursday afternoon on the city’s operations, including COVID-19, flooding, and snow.

Brian Bowman, Jason Shaw, manager of the City of Winnipeg Emergency Operations Centre, and Paul Olafson, interim chief financial officer, will be holding a news conference at 3 p.m. at Winnipeg City Hall. CTV News Winnipeg will be live streaming the event.

On Wednesday, Bowman reiterated the importance of physical distancing to help flatten the curve of COVID-19. On Friday, city council is meeting to discuss declaring a state of local emergency in Winnipeg.

To date, there are 167 cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba, as well as one death.

This is a developing story, more details to come.

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