Coronavirus Canada updates: 42 new cases of COVID-19 announced in Manitoba on Wednesday

Coronavirus Canada Updates: N.L. reports 2 new COVID-19 cases Monday
Coronavirus Canada Updates: N.L. reports 2 new COVID-19 cases Monday

There are 42 new cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba on Wednesday, the province says in a news release.

Thirty of those cases are in the Winnipeg health region, the release says.

Six of the new cases are in the Southern Health region, three are in the Prairie Mountain Health region, two are in the Interlake-Eastern health region and the remaining one is in the Northern Health region, the release says.

Manitoba’s COVID-19 test positivity rate — a five-day rolling average of the number of tests that come back positive — jumped to 2.2 per cent from 1.8 per cent on Tuesday, the release says.

There are 11 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Manitoba, including five people in intensive care.

A resident of Winnipeg’s Parkview Place care home has died of COVID-19, the company that runs the home confirmed on Tuesday. The person’s death, which was not included in the province’s update, was Manitoba’s 19th coronavirus-linked fatality.

As of Tuesday, seven residents and one staff member at the care home had tested positive for COVID-19.

The outbreak at the Rideau Park Personal Care Home in Brandon, Man., is now over, the release says. The site has been moved down from critical red to caution yellow in the province’s colour-coded pandemic response system.

There are now 418 active COVID-19 cases in Manitoba, with 335 of those — 80 per cent — in Winnipeg. To date, 1,674 cases of the illness have been identified in the province and 1,238 people have recovered.

Previous articleTeddy makes landfall in eastern Nova Scotia, Report
Next articleCoronavirus Canada updates: Two more schools declare COVID-19 outbreaks; 65 new cases in all of Ottawa
3390 Hillcrest Lane Irvine, CA 92714 [email protected] 949-851-3378


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.