Coronavirus Canada Updates: Manitoba sees 22nd COVID-19 death Saturday

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Coronavirus Canada Updates: One new confirmed case of COVID-19 in Haldimand-Norfolk
Coronavirus Canada Updates: One new confirmed case of COVID-19 in Haldimand-Norfolk

Manitoba Public Health confirmed Saturday that the 22nd death related to COVID-19 has been reported in the Winnipeg health region.

The person was a woman in her 80s and a previously announced case connected to the Parkview Place personal care home outbreak.

Also on Saturday, 38 new cases were announced.

Two previously reported cases have been removed from the case totals, bringing the net number of new cases to 36 and the total number of cases in Manitoba to 2,108 as of Oct. 3. They include:

• two cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region
• three in the Interlake–Eastern health region
• 33 cases in the Winnipeg health region

Right now there are 677 known active cases and 1,409 individuals have recovered from COVID-19.

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 2.5 per cent.

The number of deaths due to COVID-19 is 22.

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