Another 7 deaths have been reported by public health officials in Manitoba.

You can find a full list of the most recent Manitobans to die after contracting COVID-19, at the bottom of this article.

There have also been 546 new cases (previously reported as 543) of COVID-19 reported in the province today.

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 14% provincially and 13.8% in Winnipeg. The total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba is 14,087.

There are 8,498 active cases and 5,353 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19. There are 296 people in hospital with 52 people in intensive care

The number of deaths due to COVID-19 is 236.

Today’s data shows:
• 21 cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region
• 27 cases in the Northern health region
• 12 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region
• 118 cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region
• 368 cases in the Winnipeg health region

More Active Cases In The Riding Mountain Health District

According to the province’s data, there are active cases in the following Parkland health districts: Dauphin (6, down from 7), Riding Mountain (22, up from 18), Swan River (8), Porcupine Mountain (7), Duck Mountain (8), Asessippi (9), Little Saskatchewan (9), Whitemud (20), and Agassiz Mountain (1). Brandon has 115 active cases.

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Pictured: the Riding Mountain health district | courtesy of the Government of Manitoba

In the Interlake, the Eriksdale/Ashern health district has 79 active cases. The Fisher/Peguis health district has 123 cases.

Public health officials advise seven additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including: 

• a female in her 90s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the Maples Long-Term Care Home outbreak
• a female in her 70s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the Holy Family Personal Care Home outbreak
• a male in his 80s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region, linked to the Menno Home outbreak
• a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region
• a male in his 60s from the Winnipeg health region
• a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region
• a male in his 70s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region