The City of Winnipeg will give an update on its response to the COVID-19 outbreak Friday.

Mayor Brian Bowman and Jason Shaw, manager of the city’s emergency operations centre, are scheduled to give the update at 3:15 p.m.

Global News will livestream the press conference in this story.

Earlier in the day Friday health officials announced the province’s first death from COVID-19, a woman from Winnipeg in her 60s who had been hospitalized.

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The province also announced three more cases, bringing Manitoba’s total confirmed and probable case count to 39 as of Friday morning.

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