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Manitoba's COVID-19 total increases to 217

By: Brayden Hnatiuk
Posted: April 7, 2020 13:14

Province announces 3rd death related to the virus

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There are 13 new COVID-19 cases in Manitoba bringing the total to 217 - in the Prairie Mountain Health Region there are 11.

Health officials say the total number of deaths related to the virus has increased to 3, with 21 people having recovered.  

12 people are currently in hospital - 6 in Intensive Care.

As of Tuesday (Apr 7) - 14,280 tests have been conducted at the Cadham Provincial Lab.

The province is reminding Manitobans to continue to practice social distancing and stay home when you can, this includes avoiding family gatherings. While many families get together for Easter or Passover celebrations, people should not let their guard down by gathering this year. 

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