2 Deaths, 181 Cases


WINNIPEG - The province is reporting two new deaths today from COVID-19, both of them in Winnipeg.

There are 181 new cases of the virus today, including 103 in Winnipeg.

Cases of variants of concern now total 1,201 in Manitoba, with 499 of them active. Three people have been killed by the variants.

1,739 cases are active, 34,366 people have recovered, for a total of 37,069 cases so far.

144 Manitobans are in hospital right now, 35 of them in the ICU.

The five day test positivity rate in the province is 6.5 per cent. Winnipeg's rate is 6.8. 3,581 tests were done in the last 24 hours for a total of 637,894 since the pandemic began.

The death toll now sits at 964.

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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