The province announced 357 new cases of COVID-19 and three new deaths related to the virus today.
The death toll includes:
- a male in his 20s from the Winnipeg Health region;
- a male in his 20s from the Winnipeg Health region, linked to the B.1.1.7 variant of concern; and
- a male in his 70s from the Prairie Mountain Health region, linked to the B.1.1.7 variant of concern.
However, two cases have been removed due to data correction. This brings the net-new number of cases today to 355 and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 50,499.
The province also reports that data is limited in today's bulletin as technical issues are being resolved.
As of yesterday, people who received their first dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine on or before April 3 can now book their second-dose appointment.
The data also shows:
- 44,819 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19; and
- the total number of deaths in people with COVID-19 is 1,045.
Public health officials are reminding Manitobans that in most cases, they should only seek testing at a provincial test site if they are symptomatic or have been advised by public health that they are a close contact. This will help ensure that those who need to be tested can continue to access testing as easily as possible.