Covid-19 grows to 18 in Manitoba

Covid-19 grows to 18 in Manitoba

WINNIPEG - There has been one new case of Covid-19 identified in Manitoba, bringing the total number of cases so far to 18.

Case 18 is a woman in her 50s who lives in Winnipeg. At this time, the public health investigation indicates the case is related to travel. Information about flights where a person with a lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 had symptoms at the time of travel are updated at as information becomes available.

Manitobans are reminded that public health orders remain in effect. They include:

  • limit public gatherings to less than 50 people including places of worship, family events, weddings and funerals;
  • require retailers to ensure separation of two metres between patrons in their facility;
  • limit hospitality premises such as restaurants or theatres to 50 people, or 50 per cent of capacity (whichever is less); and
  • immediate closure of bingo and gaming centres, as well as wellness centres such as gyms and fitness centres.
  • TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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