A man in his 30s from the Winnipeg health region has died from COVID-19.

As of Wednesday, 77.9 per cent of Manitobans have received one dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 63.1 per cent have received two doses.

Public health officials have confirmed 44 new cases of the virus in Manitoba. Eleven cases have been removed due to case corrections, bringing the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 57,269.  The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 3.5 per cent provincially and 2.9 per cent in Winnipeg.

Of the 44 cases reported today, the COVID-19 data shows:

  • 12 new cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region;
  • three new cases in the Northern health region;
  • two new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
  • 11 new cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and
  • 16 new cases in the Winnipeg health region.

Today’s data also shows:

  • 916 active cases and 55,187 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19;
  • 105 Manitobans hospitalized with COVID-19 including 30 people with active COVID-19 as well as 75 people who are no longer infectious;
  • a total of 29 Manitoba patients receiving intensive care for COVID-19 including 11 people in intensive care units active COVID-19 as well as 18 people who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care;
  • 1,897 laboratory tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 859,781; and
  • the total number of deaths in people with COVID-19 is 1,166.

Possible exposure locations are listed online by region at the province’s #RestartMB Pandemic Response System webpage. For up-to-date information on possible public exposures to COVID-19 in regions, visit www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/updates/flights.html#event and click on your region.

Additional data on variants of concern is available at https://geoportal.gov.mb.ca/. Data related to COVID-19, outbreaks and some downloadable and historic data can also be found at this site.

For up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Manitoba, including the online screening tool, testing criteria and locations, self-isolation requirements, public health fundamentals and the provincial response level on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System, visit www.manitoba.ca/COVID19.