Manitoba has 12 new deaths and 243 new cases of COVID-19 | Coronavirus

The 5-day positivity rate is 13.7% for the province and 13.4% for the Winnipeg area.

The pandemic continues to put pressure on the province’s hospital system with 288 people hospitalized, 52 of whom are in intensive care due to COVID-19.

Today’s data:

The cases announced on Sunday bring the total number of cases detected in the province since the start of the pandemic to 13,544.

Highlights:

  • 8122 active cases as of 22 November
  • 5,193 people healed to date
  • 288 people in hospital including 52 in intensive care
  • COVID-19 death toll now stands at 229

Active cases are overestimated due to delays in verifications necessary to remove these cases from the provincial list, because public health is prioritizing contact tracing.

The province estimates that the vast majority of active cases are no longer active 10 days after the onset of symptoms.

New infections by health region:

  • Winnipeg : 135
  • Prairie Mountain : 16
  • South Health: 49
  • Between the Lakes and the East: 14
  • North: 29.

Since the beginning of February, 330,265 screening tests have been carried out, including 2,112 on Saturday.

Investigations into these cases are ongoing and the public will be informed if there is a risk to public health.

Death

The 12 COVID-19 victims announced on Sunday are all from Winnipeg and they were between 40 and 99 years old.

Four of the deaths are linked to nursing home outbreaks and one is linked to the Victoria Hospital outbreak.

Here is the list of deaths:

  • A man in his forties,
  • A man in his sixties whose death is linked to Victoria Hospital,
  • A septuagenarian,
  • A septuagenarian,
  • An octogenarian,
  • An octogenarian,
  • An octogenarian resident of Parkview Place Nursing Home,
  • An octogenarian resident of Maples Nursing Home,
  • A nonagenarian,
  • A nonagenarian resident of Beacon Hill Lodge,
  • A nonagenarian,
  • A 90-year-old resident of the St. Norbert Personal Care Home.

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