COVID-19 bulletin #299
Public health officials advise two additional deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today including:
• a female in her 70s from the Northern health region, linked to the outbreak at Thompson General Hospital MSP ward; and
• a female in her 80s from the Prairie Mountain Health region, linked to the outbreak at Fairview Personal Care Home.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 12.6 per cent provincially and 11.9 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 130 new cases of the virus have been identified. However, two cases were removed due to data correction and brings the net new cases to 128 and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 24,513.