61 cases, no new COVID-19 deaths in Manitoba Tuesday

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Manitoba's COVID-19 numbers for June 29 – Jun 29, 2021

Manitoba public health officials have no new COVID-19-related deaths to report Tuesday.

However, as of 9:30 a.m., the province said there are 61 new cases, bringing Manitoba’s total to 56,097.

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The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 6.3 per cent provincially and 5.8 per cent in Winnipeg.

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Of the new cases, the bulk (29) are in the Winnipeg health region, with 15 in the Northern region, 11 in Southern Health–Santé Sud, and six in Interlake-Eastern.

No new cases were reported Tuesday in the Prairie Mountain health region.

Health officials have also declared the end of outbreaks in Winnipeg at Seven Oaks General Hospital 3U4-7 and at the Saul and Claribel Simkin Centre.

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Grade 12 student wears grad dress to vaccine appointment – Jun 29, 2021

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