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One more person has died of COVID-19, the provincial government announced on Wednesday.
The death was a man in his 80s connected to the St. Boniface Hospital unit 5B outbreak.
The province also reported 76 new cases.
The new cases are as follows:
• Five cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region;
• 44 cases in the Northern health region;
• two cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• two cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and
• 23 cases in the Winnipeg health region.
The five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate was 5.9 per cent in the province, and 4.3 per cent in Winnipeg.
Lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba since the beginning of the pandemic total 31,007. The total number of deaths is 876, or 2.83 per cent.
The province reports 1,555 active cases, and 28,576 people have recovered.
The province also reported 89 people are in hospital with active COVID-19, as well as 142 people in hospital with COVID-19 who are no longer infectious but continue to require care, for a total of 231 hospitalizations.
Fifteen people are in intensive care units with active COVID-19, as well as 13 people with COVID-19 who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care, for a total of 28 ICU patients.
In the PMH region, there are a reported 47 active cases, with 1,949 recovered. There are three active cases hospitalized and one COVID-19 patient in ICU. The region has seen 53 deaths.
Brandon’s active case count is 10, with 959 recovered and 22 deaths.
On Tuesday, 1,143 tests were completed, for a total of 504,682 since February 2020.
» Source: Province of Manitoba