183 new cases of COVID-19 were announced in Manitoba Saturday.
This is the highest number of cases seen in a single day in the province since January.
Collectively, today’s COVID-19 data shows:
- seven cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region;
- 24 cases in the Northern health region;
- 12 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
- 13 cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and
- 127 cases in the Winnipeg health region.
Meanwhile, the COVID-19 death toll has risen to 958 after three more deaths were announced today including:
- a male in his 60s from the Northern health region;
- a male in his 80s from the Winnipeg health region; and
- a male in his 80s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the outbreak at Health Sciences Centre GD4.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 5.3 per cent provincially and 5.4 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 183 new cases of the virus have been identified. The total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba is 35,992.
The data also shows:
- 1,630 active cases and 33,404 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19;
- 58 people in hospital with active COVID-19 as well as 70 people in hospital with COVID-19 who are no longer infectious but continue to require care, for a total of 128 hospitalizations; and
- 15 people in intensive care units with active COVID-19 as well as 17 people with COVID-19 who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care, for a total of 32 ICU patients.
There were 2,828 laboratory tests completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 619,722.