Health officials announced 94 new cases of COVID-19 and 5 deaths today, including a woman in her 90’s from Prairie Mountain health.

The other 4 deaths announced today are all in Winnipeg.  There have been a total of 809 deaths in Manitoba.

Today’s new COVID-19 cases are in the following health regions:
• zero cases in Interlake–Eastern health region
• 36 cases in the Northern health region
• 15 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region
• two cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region and
• 41 cases in the Winnipeg health region

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 10.3 percent provincially and 6.4 percent in Winnipeg.

Manitoba has reported a total of 28,902 cases since the beginning of the pandemic.

There are 3,492 active cases of COVID-19 and 24,601 people who have recovered.

There are 140 people in hospital with active COVID-19 as well as 137 people in hospital with who are no longer infectious but continue to require care, for a total of 277 hospitalizations.

There are 25 people in intensive care units with active COVID-19 and 13 people who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care, for a total of 38 ICU patients.

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 (4), Asessippi (15), Little Saskatchewan (6), and Agassiz Mountain (27). Brandon has 58 active cases.

In the Interlake, the Eriksdale/Ashern health district has 70 active cases, while Fisher/Peguis also has 70.