3 Deaths, 179 Cases


WINNIPEG - The province is reporting three deaths today from COVID-19, two in Winnipeg and a man in his 20's in the north.

There are 179 new cases of the virus today, including 77 in Winnipeg and 84 in the north.

There are 37 new cases of variants of concern which now total 376.

1,180 cases are active, 32,840 people have recovered, for a total of 34,969 cases so far.

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

The five day test positivity rate in the province is 5.5 per cent. Winnipeg's rate is 5.1. 2,474 tests were done in the last 24 hours for a total of 599,622 since the pandemic began.

The death toll now sits at 943.

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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