Two more deaths were reported at the Gilbert Plains Personal Care Home on Saturday.

A man in his 70s and a woman in her 90s are the 5th and 6th residents to die in connection to the outbreak at the Gilbert Plains PCH, according to the province.

The most recent update from Prairie Mountain Health on Friday, Nov. 27 reported 21 COVID-positive residents and 8 infections among staff members.

On Saturday, public health identified 487 new cases of COVID-19 and 10 additional deaths.

The latest update from the province shows a boy under the age of 10 from the Winnipeg health region has died after contracting COVID-19.

The full list of the most recent deaths in Manitoba can be found at the bottom of this article.

There are 9,024 active cases and 6,804 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19. There are 327 people in hospital with 44 people in intensive care.

The number of deaths due to COVID-19 is 290.

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 14.2 per cent provincially and 13.9 per cent in Winnipeg.

Today’s data shows:

• 23 cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region
• 38 cases in the Northern health region
• 15 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region
• 104 cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region
• 307 cases in the Winnipeg health region

Public health officials have advised that an outbreak has been declared at Manitoba Developmental Centre in Portage la Prairie. The site has been moved to Critical (red) on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System.

Dauphin Drops To 7 Active Cases

According to the province’s data, there are active cases in the following Parkland health districts: Dauphin (7), Riding Mountain (21), Swan River (8), Porcupine Mountain (11), Duck Mountain (22), Asessippi (10), Little Saskatchewan (9), Whitemud (24). The Agassiz Mountain health district no longer has any active cases, according to the province. Brandon has 133 active cases.

In the Interlake, the Eriksdale/Ashern health district has 68 active cases. Fisher/Peguis has 97.

Public health officials advise 10 additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including: 

• a male under the age of 10 from the Winnipeg health region
• a male in his 70s from the Prairie Mountain health region and linked to the outbreak at Gilbert Plains Personal Care Home
• a female in her 90s from the Prairie Mountain health region and linked to the outbreak at Gilbert Plains Personal Care Home
• a female in her 60s from the Winnipeg health region
• a male in his 60s from the Interlake–Eastern health region
• a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the outbreak at Heritage Lodge
• a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health regio
• a female in her 80s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region
• a male in his 80s from the Prairie Mountain health region and linked to the outbreak at Fairview Home
• a male in his 90s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the outbreak at Park Manor Care