3 Deaths, 139 Cases

Thursday

WINNIPEG - The province is reporting three deaths today from COVID-19, all of them in Winnipeg.

There are 139 new cases of the virus today, including 60 in Winnipeg and 55 in the north.

There are 40 new cases of variants of concern which now total 339. Manitoba has recorded the first death from a variant of concern, a man in his 70's in Winnipeg.

1,066 cases are active, 32,781 people have recovered, for a total of 34,793 cases so far.

141 Manitobans are in hospital right now, 33 of them in the ICU.

The five day test positivity rate in the province is 4.8 per cent. Winnipeg's rate is 4.6. 2,027 tests were done in the last 24 hours for a total of 596,872 since the pandemic began.

The death toll now sits at 946.

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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