Manitoba COVID-19 Weekend Update: 660 new cases, 362 recoveries, 11 deaths

Public health officials advise 11 new deaths in people with COVID-19 are being reported today:

  • a female in her 70s from Southern Health-Sante Sud and linked to the B.1.617.2 (delta) variant of concern (reported Friday);
  • a male in his 60s from Southern Health-Sante Sud and linked to the unspecified variant of concern (reported Friday);
  • a male in his 70s from Southern Health-Sante Sud (reported Friday);
  • a female in her 70s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the unspecified variant of concern (reported Friday);
  • a male in his 80s from Southern Health-Sante Sud and linked to the outbreak at Third Crossing Manor (reported Saturday);
  • a female in her 70s from Interlake-Eastern health region and linked to the unspecified variant of concern (reported Sunday);
  • a female in her 60s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the unspecified variant of concern (reported Sunday);
  • a male in his 50s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the outbreak at HSC GD4 unit, and the unspecified variant of concern (reported Sunday);
  • a female in her 40s from Southern Health-Sante Sud (reported Sunday);
  • a male in his 80s from Southern Health-Sante Sud and linked to the unspecified variant of concern (reported Monday); and
  • a female in her 80s from Southern Health-Sante Sud (reported Monday).

Manitoba’s COVID-19 Dashboard can be found here.

Today’s five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 5.7 per cent provincially and 2.9 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 660 new cases of the virus have been identified since Friday: 201 cases on Friday, Nov. 19; 164 cases on Saturday, Nov 20; 159 cases on Sunday, Nov 21; and 136 cases today. This includes:

Region Cases
Interlake-Eastern health region 50
Northern health region 82
Prairie Mountain Health region 85
Southern Health-Santé Sud health region 258
Winnipeg health region 185

Eighteen cases have been removed due to data correction. The total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba is 66,826.
There were 136 new cases identified in Manitoba today. Of these, 71 are in individuals who were not fully vaccinated. This includes:

Region Cases Not Fully Vaccinated
Interlake-Eastern health region 11 9
Northern health region 30 5
Prairie Mountain Health region 20 12
Southern Health-Santé Sud health region 45 33
Winnipeg health region 30 12

Today’s data also shows:

  • 1,528 active cases and 64,006 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19;
  • 152 Manitobans hospitalized with COVID-19, including 107 people with active COVID-19 as well as 45 people who are no longer infectious;
  • a total of 24 Manitoba patients receiving intensive care for COVID-19, including 18 people in intensive care units with active COVID-19 as well as six people who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care;
  • 2,549 laboratory tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 1,153,020; and
  • the total number of deaths in people with COVID-19 is 1,292.

Outbreaks have been declared at:

  • Manitoba Development Centre, Lawnside unit, in Portage la Prairie;
  • Holy Family Home in Winnipeg;
  • Grace Hospital, 4 North surgery unit, in Winnipeg; and
  • Country Meadow personal care home in Neepawa.

The facilities have been moved to critical (red) level on the Pandemic Response System.

The COVID-19 testing site at 1181 Portage Ave. will close after Friday, Nov 26. To view all testing locations visit https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/testing/locations.html#list

Possible exposure locations are listed online by region at the province’s Pandemic Response System webpage. For up-to-date information on possible public exposures to COVID-19 in regions, visit www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/updates/flights.html#event and click on your region.

Additional data is available at: https://geoportal.gov.mb.ca/. Data related to COVID-19, variants of concern, outbreaks and some downloadable and historic data can also be found at this site.

(Manitoba Government News Release)

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