COVID-19 bulletin #163
Public health officials advise that the current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 2 per cent. Thirty-four 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 830.
The data shows there were:
• five new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• 19 new cases in Southern Health-Sante Sud;
• nine new cases in the Winnipeg health region; and
• one new case in the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority.
Preliminary investigations indicate that the majority of the new cases in Southern Health-Santé Sud are linked to a known cluster. Case investigations are ongoing and when they are completed, additional information will be provided as needed to inform of any public health risks.