Manitoba asks feds for help as hospitals grapple with COVID-19 surge

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    Amid the darkest days of Manitoba’s pandemic, Premier Brian Pallister is asking the federal government to send help as the province saw 594 more new cases of COVID-19.

    Pallister requested up to 50 critical care nurses and 20 respiratory therapists, as well as up to 50 contact tracers. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said they are committed to working with the province to provide additional supports.

    Eric Sorensen tells us more about the request and why some COVID-19 patients are being transferred to other provinces for critical care.

    For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7883410/manitoba-premier-winnipeg-mayor-trudeau-covid-19/

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