Health officials have identified 193 new COVID cases and one more death in Manitoba today.

The most recent death is a man in his 80’s from the Southern-Health Santé Sud health region, bringing the number of deaths due to COVID-19 in Manitoba to 62.

 Today’s data shows:

  • 21 cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region;
  • 10 cases in the Northern health region;
  • four cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
  • 19 cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and
  • 139 cases in the Winnipeg health region.

The following Parkland health districts have active cases: Swan River (1), Porcupine Mountain (2), Asessippi (8), Whitemud (2).  Dauphin has 0 active cases. Brandon has 5 active cases.

In the Interlake, the Eriksdale/Ashern health district has 14 active cases.

There is a total of 4,894 cases across the province, 2,409 are considered active, and 2,423 are recovered.

There are 97 people in hospital and 17 in intensive care.

Health officials are advising of an outbreak at the Bethesda Regional Health Centre in Steinbach, which has been moved to critical (red) on the Pandemic Response System.

The province is encouraging all Manitobans that are taking part in Halloween festivities this weekend to follow public health guidelines.

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