Public health officials announced 95 new cases of COVID-19 and 4 more deaths today.

Two of today’s deaths are in Winnipeg, and the other two are from the Southern Health region. There have been a total of 813 deaths due to COVID-19 in Manitoba.

Manitoba has had a total of 28,996 cases since the start of the pandemic.

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

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 9.6 percent provincially and 6.1 percent in Winnipeg

There are 3,456 active cases of COVID-19 in the province and 24,727 recoveries.

There are 127 people in hospital with active COVID-19 and 154 people in hospital who are no longer infectious but continue to require care, for a total of 281 hospitalizations.

There are 24 people in intensive care units with active COVID-19 and 12 who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care, for a total of 36 ICU patients.

According to the province’s data, there are active cases in the following Parkland health districts: Dauphin (3), Riding Mountain (3), Porcupine Mountain (49), Duck Mountain (4), Asessippi (15), Little Saskatchewan (6), Whitemud (1), and Agassiz Mountain (24). Brandon has 51 active cases.

In the Interlake, the Eriksdale/Ashern health district has 71 active cases, while Fisher/Peguis also has 69.