Health officials announced 44 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, along with two more deaths.

A man and woman from the Winnipeg health region, both in their 70s, are the province’s 39th and 40th deaths due to COVID-19.

Today’s data shows:
• nine cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region;
• two cases in the Northern health region;
• two case in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• six cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and
• 25 cases in the Winnipeg health region.

The following Parkland health districts have active cases: Dauphin (2), Little Saskatchewan (1), Asessippi (1), and Whitemud (1). Brandon has 9 active cases of COVID-19. The Eriksdale/Ashern health district has 3 active cases.

There are 1,675 active cases in Manitoba, and 1,587 people have recovered from COVID-19.

There are 29 people in hospital and six people in intensive care.

The COVID-19 testing site in Dauphin has moved to a walk-in location at 301 Main Street North — operating Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

With the growing number of cases in the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region, the province is introducing targeted measures under the Restricted (orange) level of the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System. Click here to learn more about the new restrictions facing the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region, which go into effect Monday, October 19 for a minimum of 2 weeks.