223 new cases of COVID-19 were identified in the province today. One case has been removed due to data correction. This brings the net-new number of cases today to 222. Two deaths were reported due to the virus:
- a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region; and
- a female in her 90s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the B.1.1.7 variant of concern.
The five-day test positivity rate is currently 10.6 per cent provincially and 11 per cent in Winnipeg.
The total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba is 53,872
Today’s cases are from the following health regions:
- 20 cases in the Interlake-Eastern health region;
- 27 cases in the Northern health region;
- 14 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
- 36 cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and
- 126 cases in the Winnipeg health region.
There are currently 3,490 active cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba with 49,293 people listed as recovered.
276 people are in hospital in Manitoba with COVID-19 of which 197 have active cases of the virus.
There are 93 people in intensive care units due to the virus with 45 of those having active cases in Manitoba and 30 Manitobans being treated in other provinces.
23 patients being treated in ICUs in other provinces have been returned to Manitoba hospitals according to health officials.
2,267 tests were completed yesterday. Since the virus first arrived in February 2020, there have been 797,359 tests completed.
The total number of deaths related to COVID-19 in Manitoba is 1,089.
The province has once again expanded eligibility for second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Everyone who received their first dose on or before May 6 is now eligible to make an appointment for their second dose.
Appointments can be made online at https://protectmb.ca or by calling 1-844-626-8222
Walk-in appointments for the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine are available next week at the Leila super site in Winnipeg.
Walk-in hours are:
• June 15 from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.,
• June 16 from 1 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., and
• June 17 from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
LINK | Manitoba COVID-19 Dashboard
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