Another three Manitobans have died with COVID-19 and 222 new cases were reported by health officials Sunday.
Today's death toll includes:
- a male in his 80s from the Prairie Mountain Health region, linked to an outbreak at the McCreary/Alonsa Health Centre;
- a female in her 90s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to an outbreak at the Holy Family Personal Care Home; and
- a female in her 90s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to an outbreak at Concordia Place personal care home.
Public health officials note a previously announced death has been deleted from both the total case counts and the total death counts, as they were added as a COVID-19 positive case in error.
The total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba is now 28,697. The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 10.6 per cent provincially and 6.4 per cent in Winnipeg.
Today’s COVID-19 data shows:
- 20 cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region;
- 116 cases in the Northern health region;
- 22 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
- three cases in the Southern Health region; and
- 61 cases in the Winnipeg health region.
The data also shows:
- 3,521 active cases and 24,377 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19;
- 143 people in hospital with active COVID-19 as well as 135 people in hospital with COVID-19 who are no longer infectious but continue to require care, for a total of 278 hospitalizations;
- 28 people in intensive care units with active COVID-19 as well as 14 people with COVID-19 who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care for a total of 42 ICU patients; and
- the total number of deaths due to COVID-19 is 799.
Laboratory testing numbers show 1,956 tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 465,040. Case investigations continue and if a public health risk is identified, the public will be notified.
An outbreak has been declared over at the Union Gospel Mission in Winnipeg. The site has been removed from the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System.
Possible public exposure locations are listed online by region at the province’s #RestartMB Pandemic Response System webpage.