Cases of COVID-19 continue to be trending downward in the province, with 80 new cases of the virus reported Sunday.
Another four Manitobans have died with COVID-19. Today's death toll includes:
- a male in his 70s from the Winnipeg health region;
- a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to an outbreak at the Poseidon Care Centre;
- a male in his 90s from the Winnipeg health region; and
- a male in his 100s from the Winnipeg health region.
Public health has identified 80 new cases of the virus, bringing the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 30,237.The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 6.1 per cent provincially and 3.8 per cent in Winnipeg. Of the 80 new cases, eight are in Southern Health including one in Hanover,
Today’s COVID-19 data shows:
- four cases in Interlake–Eastern health region;
- 28 cases in the Northern health region;
- nine cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
- eight cases in the Southern Health region; and
- 31 cases in the Winnipeg health region.
The data also shows:
- 3,256 active cases and 26,135 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19;
- 105 people in hospital with active COVID-19 as well as 158 people in hospital with COVID-19 who are no longer infectious but continue to require care, for a total of 263 hospitalizations;
- 21 people in intensive care units with active COVID-19 as well as 17 people with COVID-19 who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care for a total of 38 ICU patients; and
- the total number of deaths in people with COVID-19 is 846.
Laboratory testing numbers show 1,434 tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 489,506. Case investigations continue and if a public health risk is identified, the public will be notified.
Additional data related to COVID-19 including data on outbreaks as well as some downloadable and historic data is available online.
An outbreak has been declared over at Le Chalet de La Broquerie assisted living facility in La Broquerie and Deer Lodge Centre, Lodge 2 West in Winnipeg.
Public health officials are also advising that if anyone is symptomatic, or has a household member who is symptomatic, the entire household needs to self-isolate pending COVID-19 test results. For health-care workers, exceptions may apply and staff may be able/required to report to work after contacting their workplace occupational health services or designate.