June 30, 2020
Public health officials advise one new case of COVID-19 was identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. This brings the total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba to 325.
Today’s case is a woman in her 20s from the Winnipeg health region. The case investigation is ongoing and any additional information will be updated as required at www.manitoba.ca/covid19/updates/index.html#cases.
The data also shows:
• no individuals are in hospital or intensive care,
• 18 active cases and 300 individuals have recovered from COVID-19, and
• the number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at seven.
An additional 253 laboratory tests were performed on Monday. This brings the total number of tests performed since early February to 63,309.
One of the individuals previously announced as a positive COVID-19 case on June 29 was a passenger on Air Canada flight AC 295 from Winnipeg to Vancouver on June 18, on Air Canada flight AC 122 from Vancouver to Toronto on June 21 and on Air Canada flight AC 259 from Toronto to Winnipeg on June 23.
People in rows 19 to 15 on flight AC 295 and rows 34 to 40 on flight AC 259 should self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 and seek testing if they develop symptoms. While public health assesses the risk to others as low, it is sharing this information to ensure people are aware and know to seek testing if symptoms develop.
Information about affected rows for flight AC 122 are being confirmed and will be updated on the website at www.manitoba.ca/covid19/flights.html when available.
Tomorrow is Canada Day, and Manitobans are reminded to continue to practise social distancing and follow public health guidelines for gatherings whether at home, the cottage or camping. Stay home if you feel sick, practise good hand hygiene and cover your cough. If you are travelling, remember to be ‘COVID Careful’ and reduce stops.
Updated information on COVID-19 testing hours for Canada Day is available at www.manitoba.ca/covid19/locations.html/. Outside Winnipeg, people experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19 on the holiday are encouraged to visit their nearest urgent care centre or emergency department for testing. If symptoms are mild, they also have the option of self-isolating until community sites in their health region reopen the following day.
For up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Manitoba, visit www.manitoba.ca/COVID19.
A comprehensive list of Manitoba government COVID-19 measures can be found at: