COVID-19 Update for May 20, 2020

**Seven new confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Saskatchewan, bringing the provincial total to 599, with all of the new cases in the Far North, including four in Beauval and three in La Loche.
Five people are in hospital including three in intensive care. Fifteen more people have recovered, bringing that total to 470, and leaving 123 active cases of the virus.
Travel restrictions remain in place for La Loche, Beauval, Ile-de-Crosse, Buffalo Narrows and Pinehouse.
**Manitoba reported no new cases of COVID-19, meaning the provincial total remains at 290. To date, one individual has been hospitalized, but 257 people have recovered, leaving 26 active cases of the virus.
**As of Tuesday morning, Canada has a total of 78,499 COVID-19 cases with 5,857 deaths. Over 1.3-million Canadians have been tested for Coronavirus to this point with about 5 percent positive. 39,498 cases, or 50 percent, have recovered.
**The border between Canada and the United States will remain closed to non-essential travel for another 30 days.
The deal that only allows essential travel, such as trade shipments, commerce and essential workers, was first agreed upon in mid-March and extended for 30 days last month.

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