Coronavirus Canada Updates: 9 more COVID-19 deaths in Manitoba Saturday

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Coronavirus Canada Updates: Fewer than 2,400 new COVID-19 cases reported in Ontario, another 52 deaths logged
Coronavirus Canada Updates: Fewer than 2,400 new COVID-19 cases reported in Ontario, another 52 deaths logged

Another nine Manitobans have died with COVID-19.

Public health officials have also confirmed 238 new cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba, bringing the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 22,630.

Today’s death toll includes:

a female in her 70s from the Interlake-Eastern health region;
a female in her 60s from the Northern health region;
a female in her 70s from the Southern Health region, linked to an outbreak at Morris General Hospital;
a female in her 50s from the Winnipeg health region;
a female in her 70s from the Winnipeg health region linked to an outbreak at Fred Douglas Lodge;
a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region;
a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region linked to an outbreak at Fred Douglas Lodge;
a male in his 80s from the Winnipeg health region; and

a female in her 90s from the Winnipeg health region linked to an outbreak at Park Manor Care.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 13.2 per cent provincially and 12 per cent in Winnipeg.

Today’s COVID-19 data shows:

33 cases in the Interlake-Eastern health region;
55 cases in the Northern health region;
16 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
30 cases in the Southern Health region; and
104 cases in the Winnipeg health region.
The data also shows:

5,668 active cases and 16,406 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19;
there are 298 people in hospital, with 44 people in intensive care due to COVID-19; and
the total number of deaths due to COVID-19 is 556.

Laboratory testing numbers show 2,502 tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February to 401,475.

Case investigations continue and if a public health risk is identified, the public will be notified.

Outbreaks have been declared at Seven Oaks General Hospital units 4U4-7 and 4U8-12, Health Sciences Centre unit GH4, and Deer Lodge Centre on Lodge 4 West in Winnipeg, as well as at Lions Prairie Manor in Portage la Prairie and Northern Spirit Manor in Thompson.

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