COVID-19 bulletin #161
Public health officials advise a 12th death related to COVID-19 has been reported, a male in his 60s from the Grey health district in the Southern Health–Santé Sud region. This is a previously announced case connected to a known cluster. The individual was hospitalized and in the intensive care unit.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 1.6 per cent. Fifteen new cases of the virus have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today, bringing the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 763.
The data shows there were:
• 13 new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• one new case in Southern Health–Santé Sud; and
• one new case in the Winnipeg health region.