WINNIPEG - The province is reporting one new death today from COVID-19, a Winnipeg man in his 50's who died from the B117 variant.
There are 251 new cases of the virus today, including 184 in Winnipeg.
Cases of variants of concern total 2,344 in Manitoba, with 978 of them active. Seven people have been killed by the variants.
2,593 cases are active, 35,952 people have recovered, for a total of 39,524 cases so far.
178 people are in hospital, including 45 in intensive care.
The five day test positivity rate in the province is eight per cent. Winnipeg's rate is 8.7. 2,898 tests were done in the last 24 hours for a total of 670,783 since the pandemic began.
The death toll now sits at 979.