More Manitobans with COVID-19 transferred to Ontario, 353 new cases Monday – Winnipeg –

More Manitobans with COVID-19 transferred to Ontario, 353 new cases Monday – Winnipeg – fr

Four Manitobans have been added to the growing list of COVID-19 patients sent to another province as hospital capacity continues to be strained locally.

Shared Health says patients have been transported to North Bay, London, Ottawa and Windsor, Ontario. Sunday. Other intensive care unit (ICU) patients are also expected to be transferred out of the province today, according to Shared Health.

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To date, 14 Manitobans have been sent to Ontario since May 18:

  • Five in Thunder Bay
  • Two in Ottawa
  • Two in Sault Ste. Married
  • Two in North Bay
  • Two in Windsor, and
  • One in London

There is no provincial bulletin for Monday’s numbers due to Victoria Day, but the provincial scorecard shows four more deaths and 353 new cases of COVID-19.

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There are 318 people hospitalized with the virus, 260 of whom have active COVID-19 infections. In addition, there are 74 patients in ICUs, 55 of whom have active infections.

Shared Health says there are a total of 119 patients in Manitoba’s ICUs, including patients receiving care for cases unrelated to COVID.

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Manitoba’s five-day test positivity rate is 14.3 percent, Winnipeg’s not available due to the long weekend.

Yesterday, 2,973 Manitobans were tested for COVID-19.

The province now has 5,061 active cases of the virus and 42,693 recoveries.

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