On Sunday, health officials in Manitoba reported 222 new cases of COVID-19 and three more deaths due to the virus.

A man in his 80s at Prairie Mountain Health’s McCreary/Alonsa Health Centre is among the deaths being reported today. The other two are women in their 90s linked to care home outbreaks in Winnipeg.

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 10.6% provincially and 6.4% in Winnipeg. 

Today’s data shows 3,521 active cases in Manitoba and 24,377 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19.

There are 143 people in hospital with active COVID-19 as well as 135 people in hospital who are no longer infectious but continue to require care (278 hospitalizations total).

There are 28 people in intensive care units with active COVID-19 as well as 14 people who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care (42 ICU patients total).

The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 is 799.

The cases reported Sunday are from the following health regions in Manitoba:
• 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–Santé Sud health region
• 61 cases in the Winnipeg health region

According to the province’s data, there are active cases in the following Parkland health districts: Dauphin (4), Riding Mountain (3), Porcupine Mountain (50), Duck Mountain (5), Asessippi (11), Little Saskatchewan (4), and Agassiz Mountain (33). Brandon has 59 active cases.

In the Interlake, the Eriksdale/Ashern health district has 69 active cases, while Fisher/Peguis also has 69.