Public health has declared an outbreak at the Dauphin Regional Health Centre on Friday, with no other details released at this time.
Health officials have explained that even a single case at a healthcare facility is enough to declare an outbreak.
Earlier this week another outbreak was declared at St. Paul’s Personal Care Home in Dauphin — but no additional information has been made available at this time.
Today’s COVID Numbers In Manitoba
There are 191 new cases of COVID-19 and five deaths due to the virus being reported today.
None of today’s deaths are in Prairie Mountain Health, and only one is linked to an outbreak at a healthcare facility (a woman in her 100s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the outbreak at the Charleswood Care Centre).
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 10% provincially and 7.2% in Winnipeg. The total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba is 27,145.
The data provided by the provincial government shows 2,907 active cases and 23,478 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19.
There are 118 people in hospital with active COVID-19 as well as 166 people in hospital who are no longer infectious but continue to require care (284 hospitalizations total).
There are 16 people in intensive care units with active COVID-19 as well as 19 people who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care (35 ICU patients total).
The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 is 760.
Today’s COVID-19 data shows:
• nine cases in the Interlake-Eastern health region
• 84 cases in the Northern health region
• 13 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region
• 14 cases in the Southern Health-Santé Sud health region
• 71 cases in the Winnipeg health region
According to the province’s data, there are active cases in the following Parkland health districts: Dauphin (10, up from 7), Riding Mountain (3), Swan River (0), Porcupine Mountain (56), Duck Mountain (7), Asessippi (5), Little Saskatchewan (3), Whitemud (4), and Agassiz Mountain (43). Brandon has 69 active cases.
In the Interlake, the Eriksdale/Ashern health district has 57 active cases, while Fisher/Peguis has 42.