One more death from COVID-19, 461 new cases as Manitoba sends more intensive care patients to Ontario – Winnipeg – fr

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One more death from COVID-19, 461 new cases as Manitoba sends more intensive care patients to Ontario – Winnipeg – fr


An 80-year-old man from Southern Health has succumbed to COVID-19, as the province recorded an additional 461 new cases of the virus on Sunday.

Two cases were deleted due to a data correction, bringing the net total to 459.

The province’s total active workload now stands at 5,072.

Of Sunday’s new cases, 299 are from Winnipeg, 76 from Southern Health, 31 from Prairie Mountain, 30 from the Northern region and 25 from Interlake-Eastern.

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The current five-day positivity test rate is 14.5% provincially and 16.7% in the capital.

259 people are hospitalized with active COVID-19, while 57 others are no longer considered infectious, but still require care.

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Seventy-two people are in intensive care, but this number does not include the ten to date who have been confirmed to have been transferred to Ontario for care.

Shared Health says three more patients were transferred to Ontario on Saturday.

One of each was sent to Windsor, Sault Ste. Marie and Thunder Bay.

Shared Health says more people in intensive care are “tentatively scheduled” to be transferred out of the province on Sunday, but did not say how many or where they would go.

Manitoba’s death toll from the virus now stands at 1,029, while 3,204 lab tests were performed on Saturday.

Since February 2020, 746,507 tests have been carried out.


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