Manitoba has gained 40 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the provincial total up to 1,540.

Four of the cases are in Prairie Mountain Health; none are in Dauphin’s Health District. Twenty-nine of today’s cases are in Winnipeg.

Manitoba has 325 active cases and 1,199 people have recovered from the virus. The number of deaths remains at 16.

Health officials have moved Prairie Mountain Health back to the yellow caution level, and have scrapped the targetted restrictions that limited gatherings at 10 and required masks at indoor public places. Masks are still mandatory at all health care facilities in Prairie Mountain Health.

With the weekend ahead of us, officials advise everyone to follow the fundamental COVID-19 guidelines.

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