COVID-19 bulletin #160
Public health officials advising a 10th and 11th death related to COVID-19 have been reported, both in the Southern Health–Santé Sud region – a male in his 80s from the Hanover health district and a male in his 90s from the Niverville/Ritchot health district. These are previously announced cases connected to known clusters and the individuals were hospitalized.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 1.8 per cent. Seventeen new cases of the virus have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. One case was removed from the list and brings the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 748.
The data shows there were:
• two new cases in Interlake–Eastern Health region;
• two new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• two new cases in Southern Health–Santé Sud; and
• 11 new cases in the Winnipeg health region.