153 new cases of the virus have been identified since Thursday: 44 cases on Friday, Aug. 20; 46 cases on Saturday, Aug. 21; 36 cases on Sunday, Aug. 22; and 27 cases on Monday, Aug. 23.
The five-day test positivity rate is currently 2.3 per cent provincially.
The total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba is 58,283
There are currently 345 active cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba with 56,750 people listed as recovered.
63 Manitobans are in hospital with COVID-19 of which 16 are in intensive care.
1,120 tests were completed yesterday. Since the virus first arrived in February 2020, there have been 909,797 tests completed.
The total number of deaths related to COVID-19 in Manitoba is 1,188.
LINK | Manitoba COVID-19 Dashboard
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