No new COVID-19 cases in Manitoba on Saturday, 25 known active cases

The Manitoba government says there are no new cases of COVID-19 in the province as of Saturday morning.

Health officials say the number of lab-confirmed positive and probable cases in Manitoba remains 289.

Two people are currently in hospital with one in intensive care.

Officials say there are 25 active cases in the province while 257 have recovered.

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Seven people have died as a result of COVID-19.

Public Health is reminding people to limit travel, even within the province, to essential trips only.

If you are camping or going to your cottage you’re asked to take extra precautions and maintain social distancing.

The province says travel isn’t permitted from southern Manitoba to areas north of the 53rd parallel, which is anywhere north of the northern end of Lake Winnipeg — including campgrounds.

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