Winnipeg's five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is less than two per cent.
As of Monday morning, there were 103 new COVID-19 cases throughout the weekend and Monday. This includes 62 cases on Saturday, 30 cases on Sunday, and 11 cases Monday.
There are also two new deaths including on Sunday a male in his 50s from Southern Health–Santé Sud health region, linked to an unspecified variant of concern. On Saturday a male in his 80s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the B.1.1.7 (alpha) variant of concern died.
Monday's new cases are the lowest amount of daily cases since September 7's 10 cases. One year ago saw daily case counts in the single digits.
Monday's new cases include:
- five new cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region
- three new cases in the Winnipeg health region
- two new cases in the Interlake-Eastern health region
- one new case in the Northern health region
- zero new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region
There is a total number of 57,456 confirmed cases in Manitoba. This includes 55,756 people who have recovered and 1,172 deaths.
Manitoba's five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 3 per cent. Winnipeg's five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 1.8 per cent.
In Steinbach, Bethesda Regional Health Centre's medicine unit has been moved to Critical (Red) after an outbreak. Deer Lodge Centre’s L4W unit's outbreak in Winnipeg is over.
There are 110 Manitobans hospitalized, including 71 people who are no longer infectious and 39 people with active cases.
Twenty-six people are in intensive care, including 18 people who are no longer infectious and eight patients who have active cases.
The province continues to work through a COVID-19 immunization card backlog as high demand quickly used up its supply. They say more card stock has been obtained as they are continuing to print and mail the cards. So far the province has mailed cards requested on or before July 11.
To date, 78.7 per cent of Manitobans have received their first COVID-19 vaccine, and 66.5 per cent their second dose, amounting to 1,739,666 doses of vaccine.
The RBC Convention Centre supersite is offering walk-in vaccinations from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the rest of this week. The province is reminding Manitobans that August 2 is the Vax to Win Lottery's first cut-off date.