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COVID-19 Report For June 12, 2021

By: Brittany Hamilton
Posted: June 12, 2021 13:06
Image: Government of Manitoba

Image: Government of Manitoba

Public health officials advise five new deaths in persons with COVID-19 have been reported today:

  • a male in his 60s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region, linked to the B.1.1.7 variant of concern;
  • a female in her 60s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to an unspecified variant of concern;
  • a female in her 60s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the B.1.1.7 variant of concern;
  • a male in his 60s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the B.1.1.7 variant of concern; and
  • a female in her 70s from the Winnipeg health region.

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 11.2 per cent provincially and 11.2 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 294 new cases of the virus have been identified. However, three cases have been removed due to data correction. This brings the net-new number of cases today to 291 and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 54,163.

Today’s COVID-19 data shows:

  • 23 cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region; 
  • 32 cases in the Northern health region. 
  • 23 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;    
  • 53 cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and    
  • 163 cases in the Winnipeg health region.

The data also shows:  

  • 3,437 active cases and 49,633 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19;
  • 311 Manitobans hospitalized with COVID-19 in Manitoba and neighbouring provinces including: 
  • 204 people in hospital in Manitoba with active COVID-19 as well as 81 people in hospital with COVID-19 who are no longer infectious, amounting to a total of 285 hospitalizations;  
  • a total of 82 Manitoba patients receiving intensive care for COVID-19 including:
    • 37 people in intensive care units in Manitoba with active COVID-19 as well as 19 people with COVID-19 who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care, amounting to a total of 56 ICU patients in Manitoba; and
    • 26 Manitoba patients in intensive care units outside the province, with 25 in Ontario and one in Alberta;  
  • 26 patients previously receiving care in an out-of-province ICU have now been returned to Manitoba hospitals for further care including three who were repatriated yesterday;
    • no COVID-19 patients were transported out of province for care yesterday.
  • 2,225 laboratory tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 799,662; and
  • the total number of deaths in people with COVID-19 is 1,093.

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the Dauphin Regional Health Centre (medicine unit) in Dauphin. The facility has been moved to the Critical (Red) level on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System.

 

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