COVID-19 bulletin #248
Public health officials advise three additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including:
• a male in his 70s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region;
• a male in his 90s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and
• a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the outbreak at Victoria General Hospital.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 9.5 per cent provincially and 9.3 per cent in Winnipeg, and 365 new cases of the virus have been identified as of 9:30 a.m., which brings the total lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 8,495.