For the second day in a row, Manitoba has reported 51 new cases of COVID-19 and two more deaths.

The two deaths include a woman in her 90’s from Winnipeg and a woman in her 20’s from Winnipeg. Health officials have not confirmed whether or not the 20-year-old woman had any underlying health issues.

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

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 3.2 percent provincially and 2.6 percent in Winnipeg. 

There have been a total of 32,051 cases province-wide. The total number of deaths is 903.

There are 1,143 active cases and 30,005 people who have recovered from COVID-19.

There are 62 people in hospital with active COVID-19 as well as 119 people who are no longer infectious but continue to require care, for a total of 181 hospitalizations.

Nine people are in intensive care units with active COVID-19 as well as 15 people who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care, for a total of 24 ICU patients.

According to the province’s data, there are active cases of COVID-19 in the following Parkland health districts: Dauphin (0), Riding Mountain (0), Duck Mountain (2), Porcupine Mountain (2) and Asessippi (4). Brandon has 1 active case.

In the Interlake, the Eriksdale/Ashern health district has 2 active cases, while Fisher/Peguis has 7.