COVID-19 Manitoba Update 03 30 2020

THE LATEST IN MANITOBA ( as reported by the Winnipeg Free Press)

Another 24 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Manitoba, the chief provincial public health officials said Monday, bringing the total number of presumptive and confirmed cases to 96. There are four patients hospitalized, with one patient in the ICU. Two patients have recovered.

The chief provincial health officer ordered all non-critical businesses in Manitoba to close between April 1 and April 14. Restaurants can’t serve food to customers on their premises, but can offer takeout and delivery. All businesses listed as critical services may continue to operate.

Public-health inspectors, and not the police, are responsible for enforcing new public-health orders such as limits of 10 people at public gatherings.