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COVID-19 Report for April 18, 2021

By: Dan Everett
Posted: April 18, 2021 13:57

Public health officials advise that one new death in people with COVID-19 has been reported today, a male in his 70s from the Prairie Mountain Health region.

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 5.6 per cent provincially and 5.5 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 170 new cases of the virus have been identified. However, three cases were removed due to a data correction. This bring the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba is 36,159.

Today's COVID-19 data shows:

  • seven cases in the Interlake-Eastern health region;
  • 36 cases in the Northern health region;
  • 18 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
  • 13 cases in the Southern Health-SantĂ© Sud health region; and
  • 96 cases in the Winnipeg health region.

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