Public health officials advise no new deaths in people with COVID-19 are being reported today.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 2.8 per cent provincially and 1.4 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 23 new cases of the virus have been identified. However, three cases have been removed due to data corrections. This brings the net-new number of cases today to 20 and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 57,476.
Of the 23 cases reported today, the COVID-19 data shows:
four new cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region;
two new cases in the Northern health region;
two new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
six new cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and
nine new cases in the Winnipeg health region.
Today’s data also shows:
-498 active cases and 55,806 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19;
-107 Manitobans hospitalized with COVID-19 including 36 people with active COVID-19 as well as 71 people who are no longer infectious;
-a total of 27 Manitoba patients receiving intensive care for COVID-19 including 10 people in intensive care units with active COVID-19 as well as 17 people who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care;
-1,070 laboratory tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 868,098; and
the total number of deaths in people with COVID-19 is 1,172.
Possible exposure locations are listed online by region at the province’s #RestartMB Pandemic Response System webpage. For up-to-date information on possible public exposures to COVID-19 in regions, visit www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/updates/flights.html#event and click on your region.
Additional data on variants of concern is available at https://geoportal.gov.mb.ca/. Data related to COVID-19, outbreaks and some downloadable and historic data can also be found at this site.
For up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Manitoba, including the online screening tool, testing criteria and locations, self-isolation requirements, public health fundamentals and the provincial response level on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System, visit www.manitoba.ca/COVID19.