Manitoba public health officials have confirmed the 39th and 40th deaths due to COVID-19 in the province.
The first is a man in his 70s and the second is a woman in her 70s, both from the Winnipeg health region.
A total of 44 new cases of the novel coronavirus have been identified as of 9:30 a.m., bringing the total number of cases in Manitoba to 3,302.
9 cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region
2 cases in the Northern health region
2 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region
6 cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region
25 cases in the Winnipeg health region
There are also 1,675 known active cases and 1,587 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19.