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Media Bulletin - Manitoba

June 18, 2020


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Public health officials advise there are two new cases of COVID-19 identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba is 308. 
The data also shows:
no individuals in hospital or intensive care, 
eight active cases and 293 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19, and
the number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at seven.
An additional 828 laboratory tests were performed yesterday. This brings the total number of tests performed since early February to 55,743. 
One of the individuals announced as a positive COVID-19 case today attended the Home Depot on Bishop Grandin Boulevard on June 12 and attended the Kenaston Boulevard Walmart on June 13. The individual was not symptomatic at the time. While public health asses the risk to others in those locations as very low, it is sharing this information to ensure people are aware and know to seek testing if symptoms develop.
Thunderbird House will no longer operate COVID-19 testing sites on the weekend. Operating hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For updated information on testing sites visit
For up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Manitoba, visit
A comprehensive list of Manitoba government COVID-19 measures can be found at:
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