Public health officials say there are three additional deaths and more than 200 new cases of COVID-19 as of Saturday morning.
Those dead include:
- a male in his 60s from the Winnipeg health region;
- a female in her 70s from the Winnipeg health region; and
- a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 9.8 per cent provincially and 6.5 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 216 new cases of the virus have been identified and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 28,476.
Today’s COVID-19 data shows:
- 22 cases in the Interlake-Eastern health region;
- 118 cases in the Northern health region;
- 12 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
- 14 cases in the Southern Health-Santé Sud health region; and
- 50 cases in the Winnipeg health region.
The data also shows:
- 3,372 active cases and 24,307 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19;
- 135 people in hospital with active COVID-19 as well as 137 people in hospital with COVID-19 who are no longer infectious but continue to require care, for a total of 272 hospitalizations;
- 26 people in intensive care units with active COVID-19 as well as 14 people with COVID-19 who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care for a total of 40 ICU patients; and
- 798 are reported to have died in total in the province from COVID-19. Due to a data correction, one death that had been reported earlier has been removed.
Laboratory testing numbers show 1,836 tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 463,084.
Case investigations continue and if a public health risk is identified, the public will be notified.