Active COVID-19 cases reach more than 700 in Manitoba

WINNIPEG — Active cases of COVID-199 in Manitoba have hit more than 700, as public health officials announced 51 new cases of the disease.

On Monday, Dr. Brent Roussin, the chief provincial public health officer, said these new cases bring the total number of active cases in the province to 739 – the majority of which are in the Winnipeg region.

The new cases include:

  • one case in the Northern health region;
  • three cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region;
  • 12 cases in the Interlake-Eastern health region; and
  • 35 cases in the Winnipeg health region.

The Winnipeg region currently has 639 active cases.

There are currently 23 people in hospital and six people in intensive care. The number of recoveries is now at 1,429.

The number of deaths remains at 23.

This is a developing story. More to come.

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