- 60 years of age and older
- living with chronic health conditions (e.g. diabetes, heart, renal or chronic lung conditions)
- with weakened immune systems (e.g. cancer)
Information related to COVID-19 has the potential to change rapidly.
The materials available in the websites listed below are updated regularly and as required.
Manitoba Health, Seniors & Active Living – http://www.manitoba.ca/health/coronavirus/index.html
Shared Health – https://home.sharedhealthmb.ca/coronavirus-updates/
Symptoms range from mild (e.g., fever, cough, runny nose and sore throat) to severe (e.g., shortness of breath and breathing difficulties). While many people will develop only mild symptoms, some groups appear to be more vulnerable to COVID-19. Those at higher risk typically develop more serious, even fatal, symptoms such as pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome and kidney failure. High risk groups include those:
Symptoms of COVID-19 or other coronaviruses may take up to 14 days to appear after exposure to the virus.
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|Contact Health Links-Info Santé at 204-788-8200 or 1-888-315-9257 (toll-free) if you’re experiencing symptoms of the 2019 novel coronavirus.
DO NOT call 911 unless it is an emergency.
Current Situation – Reported by the Manitoba Government
NEW Last updated: April 7, 2020
Public health officials advise 13 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m., bringing the total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba to 217. In addition, a third death has been reported. Patient specific details are not being released at this time.
The data also shows:
Manitobans are reminded to stay home if they can, and this includes family gatherings. While many families get together for Easter or Passover celebrations, people should not let their guard down by gathering this year.
The first Community COVID-19 Testing Site and Assessment Clinic in Winnipeg will open at 9 a.m. Wed., April 8 at the St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool and Fitness Centre at 644 Parkdale St. When this site opens tomorrow, Access Winnipeg West will once again focus on primary care and community health services, and will no longer be a designated community testing site for COVID 19.
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Worldwide Reported Cases
For a complete list of countries reporting COVID-19 cases see the most current WHO Coronavirus Disease situation report or click on the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Case map dashboard.
(click on map image below for most current case numbers)