Manitoba continues to see a reduction in its daily COVID-19 cases, with a total of 74 new cases reported Monday.
Public health officials announced one new death, a woman in her 80s from Winnipeg, who was linked to the Alpha variant and the outbreak at Seven Oaks General Hospital.
The total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba is now 55,405, with 1,125 COVID-19-related deaths since the pandemic began.
The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is eight per cent provincially and 6.9 per cent in Winnipeg.
Fifteen Manitobans remain in intensive care units outside the province — 14 in Ontario and one in Alberta. A total of 33 patients who were previously in out-of-province ICUs have returned to Manitoba hospitals.