WINNIPEG — Manitoba reported 438 new probable cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on Friday, bringing the provincial total to 12,919.
Nine additional deaths were also announced:
Dr. Brent Roussin, chief provincial public health officer, says there are 7,861 active cases, 4,851 people have recovered, and 281 people are in the hospital, including 43 in the intensive care unit. Two-hundred and seven people have died.
Friday’s cases include:
Laboratory testing numbers show 3,061 tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February to 324,973.
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.