Coronavirus: Premier Brian Pallister to update Manitobans Thursday

Premier Brian Pallister will update Manitobans on the latest COVID-19 measures that are happening in the province.

The press conference is at 1 p.m. Global News will livestream the press conference here.

Manitoba’s cases currently stand at 36. One additional case was discovered Thursday. One person remains in hospital.

READ MORE: Coronavirus: 1 new case brings total to 36 in Manitoba; testing criteria widened slightly

Questions about COVID-19? Here are some things you need to know:

Symptoms can include fever, cough and difficulty breathing — very similar to a cold or flu. Some people can develop a more severe illness. People most at risk of this include older adults and people with severe chronic medical conditions like heart, lung or kidney disease. If you develop symptoms, contact public health authorities.

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To prevent the virus from spreading, experts recommend frequent handwashing and coughing into your sleeve. They also recommend minimizing contact with others, staying home as much as possible and maintaining a distance of two metres from other people if you go out.

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