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Three New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Manitoba

June 19, 2020 4:45 PM | News

WINNIPEG — Three new probable cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) were reported in Manitoba on Friday, bringing the provincial total to 311.

Today’s cases are a man and a woman, both in their 50s, from the Southern Health Region, as well as a man in his 40s from Winnipeg.

One of the positive COVID-19 cases attended JT’s Store and Diner (40 Penner Drive) in Blumenort on June 10 at approximately 6 p.m. The individual was symptomatic at the time.

Health officials say there are 11 active cases, 293 people have recovered and there are currently no hospitalizations. Seven people have died from the virus.

An additional 626 laboratory tests were performed yesterday. This brings the total number of tests performed since early February to 56,317.

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.

Further information on COVID-19 can be found at Manitoba.ca/covid19.