COVID-19 bulletin #147
Public health officials advise the current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 0.44 per cent. Two new cases of the virus have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. This brings the total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba to 444.
The data shows there were:
• two new cases in the Winnipeg health region – a female in her 20s and a male in his 30s.
Case investigations are ongoing. When completed, additional information will be provided as needed to inform people of any public health risks.
The data also shows:
• nine current hospitalizations, with five individuals in intensive care;
• 94 active cases and 342 individuals have recovered from COVID-19; and
• the number of deaths due to COVID-19 is eight.
An additional 990 laboratory tests completed Tuesday bringing the total number of tests completed since early February to 94,984.