Health officials are reporting 97 new cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba on Monday, with the majority in Winnipeg.

Two deaths are also being reported — two women from Winnipeg in their 90s.

After two consecutive days of no new cases of COVID-19 in Prairie Mountain Health, a single case was identified in the region by health officials on Monday.

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 5.4% provincially and 4.4% in Winnipeg. 

The total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba is 31,483.

There are 1,219 active cases and 29,378 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19.

There are 78 people in hospital with active COVID-19 as well as 128 people in hospital who are no longer infectious but continue to require care (206 hospitalizations in total).

There are 14 people in intensive care units with active COVID-19 as well as 18 people who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care (32 ICU patients total).

The total number of deaths in people with COVID-19 is 886.

Today’s new COVID-19 cases in Manitoba are from the following health districts:
• four cases in Interlake–Eastern health region
• 36 cases in the Northern health region
• one case in the Prairie Mountain Health region
• two cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health
• 54 cases in the Winnipeg health region

According to the province’s data, there are active cases in the following Parkland health districts: Dauphin (1), Porcupine Mountain (1) and Asessippi (7). Brandon has 11 active cases. 

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The Porcupine Mountain health district now has one active case of COVID-19 | Graphic courtesy of the Government of Manitoba

In the Interlake, the Eriksdale/Ashern health district has 2 active cases, while Fisher/Peguis has 10.