Public health officials advise that three new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today:
a male in his 40s from the Winnipeg health region;
a female in her 60s from the Winnipeg health region; and
a male in his 80s from the Prairie Mountain health region and linked to the outbreak at the Russell Health Centre.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 6.8 per cent provincially and 7.2 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 276 new cases of the virus have been identified. However, six cases have been removed due to data correction. This brings the net-new number of cases today to 270 and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 37,339.
Today’s COVID-19 data shows:
11 cases in the Interlake-Eastern health region;
21 cases in the Northern health region;
34 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
27 cases in the Southern Health-Santé Sud health region; and