COVID Cases in Manitoba Near 500 For Second Day in a Row

The total number of COVID cases recorded within Manitoba hovers around 500 for a second straight day. Earlier this morning health officials reported 488 new cases putting the test positivity rate up to 10.5% in the keystone province. There were three more covid related deaths reported including a female in her 20s from the Winnipeg health region, a male in his 70s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the B.1.1.7 variant of concern, and a male in his 80s from the Prairie Mountain Health region, linked to the B.1.1.7 variant of concern. The total number of COVID-related deaths recorded in Manitoba is now 990.

 

Breakdown among regions:

30 new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region (402 active cases in PMH) (101 active cases in Brandon)

43 new cases in Southern Health-Sante Sud

389 new cases in the Winnipeg region

17 new cases Interlake – Eastern

9 new cases Northern

3237 active Covid19 cases

37,198 individuals have recovered from COVID-19

139 in hospital 44 in ICU (Active Covid & Variant cases)

200 in hospital 54 in ICU (Recovered from Covid or Variant, but still need care)

41,425 total Covid cases

 

VARIANT CASES

272 new variant cases

1345 active variant cases

3665 total variant cases to date

2080 cases are B.1.1.7 variant

23 cases are B.1.351 variant

20 cases are P1

1542 cases are uncategorized variants

18 total deaths from variants – (condolences to family & friends)

Data on variants of concern is updated from Tuesday to Saturday at:

https://geoportal.gov.mb.ca/

 Source: https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/updates/index.html