1 Death, 291 Cases


WINNIPEG - The province is reporting one new death today from COVID-19, a Winnipeg man in his 40's who died from the B117 variant.

There are 291 new cases of the virus today, including 212 in Winnipeg.

Cases of variants of concern total 2,705 in Manitoba, with 993 of them active. 11 people have been killed by the variants.

2,692 cases are active, 36,142 people have recovered, for a total of 39,814 cases so far.

182 people are in hospital, including 47 in intensive care.

The five day test positivity rate in the province is 8.5 per cent. Winnipeg's rate is 9.2. 2,717 tests were done in the last 24 hours for a total of 673,563 since the pandemic began.

The death toll now sits at 980.

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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