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Entertainment Manitoba announces new COVID-19 cases for the first time in four days

01:05  23 may  2020
01:05  23 may  2020 Source:   msn.com

Manitoba announces new COVID-19 cases for the first time in four days

  Manitoba announces new COVID-19 cases for the first time in four days WINNIPEG — Manitoba health officials are reporting two new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total of probable and confirmed infections in the province to 292. The two new cases involve a boy under 10 and a woman in her 30s in the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority's area. They are the first new cases in four days and, as more people recover, the number of active cases in the province stands at 18. Previously announced increases in crowd limits are also in effect. Public gatherings that were limited to 10 people now allow for up to 25 people at indoor events and 50 people outside.

Provincial officials announced March 12 they had identified Manitoba 's first probable cases of the illness Manitoba 's health-care system was expecting and prepared for the arrival of COVID - 19 , he said. The service has added a dedicated COVID - 19 phone line option in an effort to cut wait times Canadian researchers quickly developed tests for the new coronavirus and CBC News’ Christine

The COVID - 19 pandemic in Manitoba is an ongoing viral pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 ( COVID - 19 ), a novel infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

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WINNIPEG — Manitoba health officials are reporting two new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total of probable and confirmed infections in the province to 292.

The two new cases involve a boy under 10 and a woman in her 30s in the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority's area.

They are the first new cases in four days and, as more people recover, the number of active cases in the province stands at 18.

Previously announced increases in crowd limits are also in effect.

Public gatherings that were limited to 10 people now allow for up to 25 people at indoor events and 50 people outside.

Professional sports athletes, coaches and trainers can also attend team facilities for practices, as long as no members of the public are allowed.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 22, 2020

The Canadian Press

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada .
The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 11:30 a.m. on May 6, 2020: There are 61,465 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada. _ Quebec: 33,417 confirmed (including 2,398 deaths, 7,578 resolved) _ Ontario: 17,722 confirmed (including 1,429 deaths, 13,222 resolved) _ Alberta: 5,893 confirmed (including 106 deaths, 3,219 resolved) _ British Columbia: 2,232 confirmed (including 121 deaths, 1,472 resolved) _ Nova Scotia: 998 confirmed (including 41 deaths, 661 resolved) _ Saskatchewan: 487 confirmed (including 6 deaths, 310 resolved) _ Manitoba: 282 confirmed (including 7 deaths, 238 resolved) _ Newfoundland and Labrador: 259 confirmed (including 3 deaths

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