Seventeen new cases of COVID-19 were identified today in Manitoba.

One of the new cases is in Prairie Mountain Health, with no new cases in Dauphin’s health district.

There are now 1,466 cases in the province; 269 of those are active, and 1,181 are recovered.

A fifth COVID case has been identified in a Manitoba school.

An asymptomatic student was at St. Aidan's Christian School in Winnipeg on Thursday, September 10th and Friday, September 11th. Investigations show that the case was not acquired at the school.

All close contacts have been contacted and are self-isolated.

Another one of today's cases is in the Bethesda Place care home in Steinbach. There are now 14 cases linked to that care home.

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