67 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Manitoba on Thursday – .

67 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Manitoba on Thursday – .

There are 67 new cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba as of Thursday, the highest number reported in the Southern Health Region, according to an update from the province.
No new deaths from COVID-19 have been reported.

Of the new coronavirus cases, 45 are unvaccinated at all, seven have been partially vaccinated, and 15 have been fully vaccinated.

The Southern Health Region recorded 28 new cases. There are also 14 new cases in the Winnipeg Health Region, 12 in the Prairie Mountain Health Region, eight in the Interlake-Eastern Health Region and five in the Northern Health Region.

There are 68 people hospitalized with COVID-19, down five from Wednesday, with 14 in intensive care, one more than Wednesday.

The province’s online dashboard shows that 69% of people hospitalized with active COVID-19 have not been vaccinated, while 11% have been partially vaccinated and 20% fully vaccinated.

As of Thursday, 79.8% of eligible Manitobans had two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, while 84.5% had at least one dose.

Manitoba’s five-day test positive rate is up slightly to 2.3 percent, from 2.2 percent on Wednesday.

There have also been 91 additional cases of COVID-19 linked to more contagious coronavirus variants since the data was last updated on Wednesday.

Most of them – 78 in total – were related to the delta variant, while there are 13 others included under unspecified strains.

Outbreak at Brandon’s School

An epidemic linked to the delta variant at Christian Heritage School in Brandon has been declared. As a result, a class at the school has been moved to distance learning until October 1, according to the press release.

Since September 7, 70 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Manitoba schools: 60 among students and 10 among staff. There was at least one case in 46 different schools during this time.


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