Manitoba Reports Spike In Covid Cases

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is six percent provincially and 6.3 percent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 211 new cases of the virus have been identified. However, eight cases have been removed due to data correction.

This brings the net-new number of cases today to 203 and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 36,470. 

 

Today’s COVID-19 data shows:

 

  • 14 cases in the Interlake-Eastern health region; 
  • 25 cases in the Northern health region; 
  • 27 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;  
  • seven cases in the Southern Health-Santé Sud health region
  • 138 cases in the Winnipeg health region.

 

Public health officials advise that one new death in a person with COVID -19 have been reported today:

  • a female in her 90s from Prairie Mountain Health region and linked to the outbreak at Russell Health Centre.

 

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