8 Deaths, 297 Cases


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

There are 297 new cases of the virus today, including 169 in Winnipeg.

Cases of variants of concern total 9,597 in Manitoba, with 2,473 of them active. 60 people have been killed by the variants.

4,639 cases are active, 43,970 people have recovered, for a total of 49,651 cases so far.

324 people are in hospital, including 73 in intensive care.

The five day test positivity rate in the province is 12.6 per cent. Winnipeg's rate is 14. 3,171 tests were done in the last 24 hours for a total of 757,719 since the pandemic began.

The death toll now sits at 1,042.

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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