Manitoba records 85 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday

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There are now 1,648 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, with 1,418 of those in Winnipeg, 1,572 people are listed as recovered.

Also on Friday, an outbreak was declared at Winnipeg's St. Boniface Hospital after two patients contracted COVID-19 within the E6 unit.

Cases of coronavirus have been surging in Canada.

Roussin said the test-positivity rate in Winnipeg is now at 6.3 per cent.

The new measures for the region, which will be in place for 28 days, prohibit indoor service at restaurants and close gyms, among other services.

The death toll remains at 38.

The majority of Ontario's cases are concentrated in Toronto, Peel Region and Ottawa.

There are now 1,648 active cases in the province and 1,572 people have recovered.

A report released Friday found that Quebec may have dodged a public health disaster by rolling out lockdown measures across much of the province earlier this month.

Sporting events and after-school activities must reduce the number of spectators to 25 per cent of a site's capacity.

The Manitoba government is imposing increased restrictions in the greater Winnipeg area due to rising COVID-19 numbers and business groups say the changes could push some establishments to close permanently.

Officials advise that only people showing symptoms of COVID-19 should go for testing.

Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting three new confirmed cases of COVID-19, all related to travel.

"We need to reduce our community transmission of this virus". Canada's infections have risen steadily since September, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has described it as a second wave. "To not take the moment of this crisis to reflect on how we can improve outcomes for everyone would be completely irresponsible".

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