COVID-19 Weekly Update April 24

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COVID-19 Weekly Update April 24

April 24, 2020

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Provincial Update

Public health officials advise five new cases of COVID-19 were identified, bringing the total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba to 262. The number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at six.

Any person concerned about their exposure to or risk of having COVID-19 should call Health Links–Info Santé at 204-788-8200 or (toll-free) at 1-888-315-9257 to be screened to see if a test is required.

For more information and to access the online screening tool for COVID-19, visit:

A comprehensive list of Manitoba government COVID-19 measures can be found at:



Federal Updates

The number of COVID-19 total cases in Canada was 42,110 as of April 23rd, 2020. The number of deaths in Canada is 2,146.


For the latest info on the state of COVID-19 in Canada, visit the Government of Canada’s website.


Industry Updates

COVID-19 ‘softens’ Winnipeg construction and development says city official

City of Winnipeg continues capital plan despite pandemic

With new rules in place, residential construction resumes in Quebec


Important Provincial Links
COVID-19 Manitoba Screening Tool

MB COVID-19 Information and Resources

COVID-19 Screening Locations


Important National Links
Apply for EI
Government of Canada’s COVID-19 information page
Travel Advisory Information
Canada’s Building Trades Union