Manitoba records 12 deaths, 208 new cases of COVID-19

Manitoba public health officials say 12 more people have died and the province has recorded 208 new cases of the coronavirus Thursday.

The deaths include:

  • a man in his 30s from Northern health region;
  • a man in his 60s from Prairie Mountain Health;
  • a woman in her 90s from Prairie Mountain Health, linked to the outbreak at Fairview Personal Care Home;
  • a woman in her 60s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region;
  • a woman in her 50s from the Winnipeg health region;
  • a woman in her 60s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the Convalescent Home of Winnipeg;
    a woman in her 70s from the Winnipeg health region;
  • a women in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region;
  • a woman in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the outbreak at the Concordia Personal Care Home;
  • a woman in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the outbreak at the River East Personal Care Home;
  • a man in his 90s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the outbreak at the Charleswood Care Centre; and
  • a woman in her 90s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the outbreak at the Bethania Mennonite Personal Care Home.

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Manitoba’s test positivity rate is 9.9 per cent, and 10.5 per cent in Winnipeg. A total of 25,742 cases have now been identified in the province.

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New cases include nine in the Interlake, 60 in Northern Health, 17 in both Prairie Mountain and Southern Health regions and 105 in Winnipeg.

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There are 4,506 active cases and 20,519 people who have recovered. 228 are in hospital and 31 in ICU. The death toll has climbed to 717.

“Public health officials advise a COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the McCreary/Alonsa Health Centre in McCreary. The site has been moved to Critical (red) on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System.

“The outbreak has been declared over at Seine River Retirement Home in Winnipeg.”

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