Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) bulletin #15
All presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 have been lab confirmed for a total of seven lab-confirmed cases.
Public health officials are strongly advising all Manitobans, including health-care providers, to cancel or postpone any non-essential international travel. In addition, public health officials are recommending all international travellers self-isolate and self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days after returning to Canada.
Work is underway to finalize guidelines for health-care workers and critical infrastructure workers who return from international travel to address any impacts on essential services. All physicians, health-care providers and staff returning from international travel MUST self-identify to their organization/site’s occupational health services.