Two new COVID-19 cases, one new recovery in Manitoba on Wednesday
WINNIPEG -- As Manitoba prepares to release its plan for the third phase of reopening, health officials have announced two new cases of the COVID-19 virus.
Manitoba health officials announced the new cases in a news release Wednesday afternoon, as well as one new recovery. This brings the total number of active COVID-19 cases in Manitoba to six.
A provincial spokesperson told CTV News the new cases include a male between the ages of 10 and 19, and a man in his 30s. Both cases are in the Winnipeg region.
"The investigation is ongoing and information is subject to change," the spokesperson said. "This is all the information available at this time."
So far, 293 people have recovered from the virus. There are 306 total lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in the province since the first case was reported in March.
The number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at seven.
There were 575 lab tests performed on Tuesday, bringing the total number of tests performed since early February to 55,097.