Manitoba’s new COVID cases at 87, three in Prairie Mountain 2

from COVID-19 Bulletin #332

As of 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 1, Manitoba’s new cases is at 87, with the Northern health region at 42 new cases.

 

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The province has 3,466 active cases and 25, 353 people have recovered from COVID-19.

The number of hospitalizations at 255 is slowly diminishing and 38 are in ICU.

 

Public health officials advise three additional deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today including:

• a male in his 70s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region, linked to an outbreak at the Heritage Life Personal Care Home in Niverville;

• a male in his 80s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region, linked to an outbreak at the Heritage Life Personal Care Home in Niverville; and

• a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region.

 

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 7.9 per cent provincially and 4.2 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 89 new cases of the virus have been identified. However, two cases have been removed due to a data correction. This brings the net-new number of cases today to 87 and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 29,651.

Today’s COVID-19 data shows:

• 22 cases in Interlake–Eastern health region;

• 42 cases in the Northern health region;

• three cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;

• four cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and

• 18 cases in the Winnipeg health region.

 

The data also shows:

• 3,466 active cases and 25,353 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19;

• there are 104 people in hospital with active COVID-19 as well as 151 people in hospital with COVID-19 who are no longer infectious but continue to require care, for a total of 255 hospitalizations;

• there are 27 people in intensive care units with active COVID-19 as well as 11 people with COVID-19 who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care for a total of 38 ICU patients; and

• the total number of deaths in people with COVID-19 is 832.

 

Laboratory testing numbers show 1,603 tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 478,810. Case investigations continue and if a public health risk is identified, the public will be notified.

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