Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) bulletin #16
One additional presumptive positive case of COVID-19 has been identified in Manitoba, for a total of eight cases. At this time, it appears all cases were exposed to the virus through recent travel.
Case eight is a man in his 80s who lives in Winnipeg. Patient contact and public health investigations are ongoing.
Public health officials are strongly advising all Manitobans, including health-care providers, to cancel or postpone any non-essential international travel. They are also recommending all international travellers self-isolate and self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days after returning to Canada.