News Releases

Media Bulletin - Manitoba

May 12, 2020

COVID-19 BULLETIN #79



Watch news conference





Public health officials advise one new case of COVID-19 has been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba is 290.

The data also shows:
•    four individuals are currently hospitalized, with one individual in intensive care;
•    32 active cases and 251 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19; and
•    the number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at seven.

As of yesterday, an additional 418 laboratory tests were performed. This brings the total number of tests performed since early February to 31,440.

The additional case is related to the workplace cluster in the Prairie Mountain Health region, bringing the total to 11 cases. There is no cause for concern and this is not unexpected as public health officials continue to investigate and trace contacts. Affected staff and their close contacts are self-isolating, and public health officials are continuing with detailed contact tracing.

Restoring Safe Services:  Manitoba’s Pandemic and Economic Roadmap for Recovery is available at www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/restoring/. Businesses with questions about how the new orders apply to them should visit https://engagemb.ca/.

A comprehensive list of Manitoba government COVID-19 measures can be found at:
https://manitoba.ca/bg/2020/04/covid19.html.

- 30 -