WINNIPEG — No new probable cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) were reported in Manitoba on Friday, leaving the provincial total at 294.
Dr. Brent Roussin, chief provincial public health officer, said there are 14 active cases, 273 people have recovered and there are currently no hospitalizations. Seven people have died from the virus.
As of yesterday, an additional 1,115 laboratory tests were performed. This brings the total number of tests performed since early February to 42,306.
Any person concerned about their exposure to or risk of having COVID-19 no longer has to call Health Links — Info Santé to be screened for a test. Anyone with symptoms is still encouraged to use the online screening tool to determine whether they meet the necessary criteria to attend a community testing site.
Watch Friday’s media briefing:
Further information on COVID-19 can be found at Manitoba.ca/covid19.