Coronavirus Canada Updates: Manitoba reports 12 more coronavirus deaths, 368 new cases Thursday

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Coronavirus Canada Updates: Ontario and Quebec report decreasing numbers of people in hospital with COVID-19
Coronavirus Canada Updates: Ontario and Quebec report decreasing numbers of people in hospital with COVID-19

Health officials say another 12 Manitobans have died from COVID-19 and 368 have been infected with the virus.

The latest cases announced on the province’s online COVID-19 portal Thursday bring the province’s total number of cases reported since March to 17,751.

Since March 353 Manitobans have died from COVID-19.

The latest deaths include:

a male in his 30s from the Interlake–Eastern health region;
a male in his 50s from the Northern health region;
a male in his 50s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region, linked to the outbreak at the Menno Home;
a male in his 70s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the outbreak at Golden Links Lodge;
a female in her 70s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region;
a female in her 70s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region, linked to the outbreak at Fernwood Place;
a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region;
a female in her 90s from the Winnipeg health region;
a female in her 90s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the outbreak at Maples Long Term Care Home;
a male in his 90s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the outbreak at Golden Links Lodge;
a male in his 90s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and
a female in her 90s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region, linked to the outbreak at the Menno Home.
According to the province there are 357 people in hospital — up from 351 Wednesday — with 52 people in intensive care due to COVID-19, up one from the day before.

The five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate was 13.1 per cent provincially as of Thursday morning.

Health officials say 2,913 tests for novel coronavirus were done Wednesday, bringing the total number of tests done across the province since February to 362,973.

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