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Province announces three more deaths due to COVID-19 and a record 184 new cases

By: Brayden Hnatiuk
Posted: October 27, 2020 13:16

Four new cases are in Prairie Mountain Health

The province is reporting three more deaths due to COVID-19 increasing Manitoba's death toll to 58, and a single day record of 184 new cases.

All three deaths are from the Winnipeg region, and include a woman in her 60s linked to the Parkview Place outbreak, and a man and woman both in their 80s, connected to the outbreak at St. Boniface Hospital 

Of the new cases; four are in the Prairie Mountain Health region, eight from the Northern region, nine from the Interlake Health region, 19 from Southern Health, an 144 from the Winnipeg Health region. 

Manitoba's COVID total has now risen to 4,532, with 2,238 of those active, including 44 in Prairie Mountain Health , and 10 in Brandon. There are currently 83 people in the hospital and 15 in intensive care. 

Meanwhile, the province continues to urge Manitobans to not socialize with people from outside their household, to cut down the number of close contacts, and avoid closed-in or crowded spaces. In addition, Manitobans are asked to focus on these fundamentals to help stop the spread of COVID-19:
- Stay home if you are sick.
- Wash/sanitize your hands and cover your cough.
- Physically distance when you are with people outside your household.
- If you cannot physically distance, wear a mask to help reduce the risk to others or as required by public health orders.

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