Province of Manitoba Media Bulletin
February 28, 2020
As of today, Manitoba has no laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19. The overall risk to Manitobans remains low. Updated information related to COVID-19 is available at www.gov.mb.ca/health/coronavirus/. Initial tests for COVID-19 take 24 hours at the provincial laboratory and another 48 hours are required for confirmation by the National Microbiology Laboratory. Upon due diligence, Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living will inform the public if and when there is a positive case in Manitoba. Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living urge media to exercise caution in reporting information related to the evolving COVID-19 situation. Use of official sources for information related to testing and timelines is strongly encouraged.
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