WINNIPEG — Manitoba has reported the single deadliest day since the start of the pandemic, as health officials announced 16 new deaths on Tuesday.
Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s chief provincial public health officer, made the announcement on Tuesday.
The death toll now sits at 328 since COVID-19 hit the province.
Officials also announced 283 new cases, bringing the total to 17,107. One previous case was removed due to a data error.
The five-day test positivity rate in the province is 13.1 per cent and it is 13.8 per cent in Winnipeg.
This is a developing story. More to come.
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