WINNIPEG — Manitoba reported 176 new cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on Wednesday, bringing the provincial total to 25,541.
10 additional deaths were also announced:
Dr. Jazz Atwal, acting deputy chief provincial public health officer, says there are 4,460 active cases, 20,376 people have recovered, and 237 people are in the hospital, including 32 in the intensive care unit. Seven hundred and five people have died.
Wednesday’s cases include:
Laboratory testing numbers show 1,845 tests were completed yesterday bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 430,597.
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 Wednesday’s media briefing:
Further information on COVID-19 can be found at Manitoba.ca/covid19.