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Manitoba sees new grim milestone: 301 deaths from COVID-19

Medical personnel wear personal protective equipment to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 as they wheel a patient into St. Paul's hospital in downtown Vancouver Monday, November 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward. Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press

Manitoba public health officials say 11 additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported Sunday, bringing the total number of deaths from COVID-19 to 301.

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The deaths today include:

  • A man in his 60s from the Winnipeg health region
  • A man in his 70s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to an outbreak at Holy Family Home
  • A woman in her 80s from the Northern health region
  • A woman in her 80s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region, linked to an outbreak at the Villa Youville Personal Care Home
  • A woman in her 80s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region, linked to an outbreak at Menno Home
  • A woman in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to an outbreak at Fred Douglas Lodge
  • A woman in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to an outbreak at Park Manor Care
  • A man in his 80s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to an outbreak at Holy Family Home
  • A woman in her 90s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to an outbreak at the Charleswood Care Centre
  • A woman in her 90s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to an outbreak at Holy Family Home
  • A woman in her 90s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region, linked to an outbreak at Rest Haven Nursing Home.

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 13.3 per cent provincially and 13.5 per cent in Winnipeg.

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As of 9:30 a.m. Sunday, 365 new cases of the virus have been identified.

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On Saturday, a case was removed from the count totals, as an investigation showed it was not a case. This change is reflected in the total case numbers and on the online dashboard. This brings the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 16,483.

  • 17 cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region
  • 27 cases in the Northern health region
  • Nine cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region
  • 71 cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region
  • 241 cases in the Winnipeg health region

The data also show there are 9,172 active cases and 7,010 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19.

There are 336 people in hospital with 44 people in intensive care due to COVID-19.

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Laboratory testing numbers show 3,158 tests were completed Saturday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February to 352,437. Case investigations continue and if a public health risk is identified, the public will be notified.

Public health officials advise a COVID-19 outbreak has been declared in the acute care inpatient unit at The Pas Hospital in The Pas. The site has been moved to critical (red) on the Pandemic Response System.

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