Manitoba is reported 491 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths from the virus.
Dr. Jazz Atwal, Manitoba’s deputy chief public health officer, and Dr. Joss Reimer, lead of the province’s vaccine implementation task force, are expected to have more information on the latest numbers at a 12:30 p.m. press conference.
Since March 2020, the province has reported 44,189 cases of COVID-19 after two previously announced cases were removed Friday due to what health officials say are data corrections.
The number of Manitobans with COVID-19 who have died remains at 1,002.
The province reported 560 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, the third day with more than 500 cases this month, and the highest one-day total announced in Manitoba since the pandemic started.
The new case count comes one day after Manitoba hit 1,000 announced deaths on Wednesday.
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