COVID-19 bulletin #169
Public health officials advise the current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is three per cent. The trend in the current five-day test positive rate is affected by positive results related to targeted testing in known clusters.
Twenty-two new cases of the virus have been identified today as of 9:30 a.m. today. However, a case previously reported on Aug. 15 was removed from the case totals. This means the total net new cases today is 21, bringing the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 1,064.
Public health officials are also reporting an additional death today, a female in her 90s from the Southern Health-Santé Sud health region. This case is associated with the outbreak at Bethesda Place in Steinbach. This brings the total number of deaths to 14.