A girl in her 80s who had COVID-19 has died, and there might perchance be one extra case of the virus, Chief Provincial Public Effectively being Officer Dr. Brent Roussin launched Monday.
A girl in her 80s who had COVID-19 has died, and there might perchance be one extra case of the coronavirus, Chief Provincial Public Effectively being Officer Dr. Brent Roussin launched Monday.
There are truly 254 confirmed and ability situations of the virus in the province.
There are eight other folks in health center with COVID-19, including 5 other folks in intensive care.
In Manitoba, 144 other folks contain recovered from the virus and there are 105 active situations, Roussin mentioned.
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister launched the province will ramp up its testing ability for the radical coronavirus that causes COVID-19 by buying more Spartan Cubes that offer rapid results.
Public well being officers are gathered validating the cubes, Roussin mentioned, but more will come mid-Could well when the validation is performed.
Manitoba will goal to envision 2,000 other folks per day, he mentioned.
The need of oldsters the province is testing simply now fits with the need of situations, Roussin mentioned. The province will ramp up testing in case there might perchance be a surge in contemporary COVID-19 situations.
“If we’re seeing increasing prevalence … we’re going to have to contain that ability in verbalize,” he mentioned.
The Cadham Provincial Lab performed 260 assessments on Sunday. A whole of 20,012 assessments has been performed since early February.
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