Manitoba Records First COVID-19 Death

Manitoba Records First COVID-19 Death

WINNIPEG - Three more cases of COVID-19 have now been identified, bringing the total number of cases in Manitoba to 39.

Manitoba has also recorded its first patient death. Patient specific details are not being released at this time.

Public health investigations are underway to determine additional details and to confirm the possible exposure of this/these case/cases.

As authorized under The Public Health Act, the following measures will be in place, effective

12:01 a.m. on Monday, March 30. Public gatherings will be limited to no more than 10 people at any indoor or outdoor place or premises. This includes places of worship, gatherings and family events such as weddings and funerals. This does not apply to a facility where health care or social services are provided including child-care centres and homeless shelters. Retail businesses including grocery or food stores, shopping centres, pharmacies or gas stations must ensure separation of one to two metres between patrons assembling in the business. Public transportation facilities must also ensure that people assembling at the facility are reasonably able to maintain a separation of one to two metres.

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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