COVID-19 bulletin #167
Public health officials advise a thirteenth death related to COVID-19 has been reported, a female in her 90s from the Steinbach health district in the Southern Health-Santé Sud region. This is a previously-announced case connected to a known outbreak at Bethesda Place.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 2.7 per cent. Twenty-five new cases of the virus have been identified today as of 9:30 a.m. This brings the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 1,018.
Of the 25 cases, there were:
• 10 in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• nine in Southern Health-Santé Sud; and
• six in the Winnipeg health region.
Case investigations are ongoing and when they are completed, additional information will be provided as needed to inform of any public health risks.