COVID-19 death toll up to 30 in Manitoba

WINNIPEG — Health officials announced Friday there are three new deaths linked to COVID-19 in Manitoba.

The three deaths bring the province’s death toll to 30.

The three people were a woman in her 80s, a woman in her 70s, both connected to the outbreak at Parkview Place, and a woman in her 80s connected to the Heritage Lodge outbreak.

The news was released in Manitoba’s COVID-19 bulletin Friday afternoon.

Officials also announced 84 new cases of COVID-19, which is one of the largest single-day totals Manitoba has seen. Of the new cases, 64 were in Winnipeg, which is the highest one-day total for the city since the pandemic started.

Manitoba’s test positivity rate is 3.1 per cent, which is also the highest since the pandemic started.

This is a developing story. More details to come.

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