COVID-19 bulletin #243
Public health officials advise two additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including:
• a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the outbreak at the Maples personal care home; and
• a female in her 90s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the outbreak at St. Boniface hospital.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 8.5 per cent and 374 new cases of the virus have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. and brings the total lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 6,751.