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COVID-19 BULLETIN #65

Province of Manitoba Media Bulletin


April 28, 2020


Public health officials advise no new cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba remains at 272. The data also shows: •    seven individuals are currently hospitalized, which includes two individuals in intensive care; •    57 active cases and 209 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19; and •    the number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at six. As of yesterday, an additional 321 laboratory tests were performed. This brings the total number of tests performed since early February to 23,857. Public health officials are expanding testing criteria to now include all symptomatic Manitobans. Testing has gradually been expanding, and with increased capacity the province is now ready to test anyone who has symptoms of COVID-19. However, Manitobans who are showing symptoms must still be referred for testing. For more information call Health Links–Info Santé at 204-788-8200 or (toll-free) at 1-888-315-9257. For up-to-date information on testing criteria and community screening sites, visit www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/locations.html. For more information and to access the online screening tool for COVID-19, visit www.manitoba.ca/covid19. A comprehensive list of Manitoba government COVID-19 measures can be found at: https://manitoba.ca/bg/2020/04/covid19.html.

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