COVID-19: death announced in Niverville / Ritchot
Seven other Manitobans have died from COVID-19. Today’s death toll includes:
- a woman in her 40s from the Winnipeg Health Region;
- a woman in her 50s from Winnipeg Health Region linked to variant of concern B.1.1.7 (alpha);
- a woman in her 60s from Southern Health – Santé Sud, linked to the alpha variant of concern;
- a man in his 60s from Southern Health – Santé Sud, linked to the alpha variant of concern;
- a man in his 60s from Winnipeg Health Region linked to the alpha variant of concern;
- a woman in her 60s from Winnipeg Health Region linked to an unspecified variant of concern; and
- a man in his 60s from the Southern Health – Santé Sud health region.
In addition, the death of a man in his 30s from the Interlake-Eastern health region, which was first reported on June 30, has been removed from the case totals due to a data correction.
Public health officials have confirmed 145 new cases of the virus since Wednesday: 91 cases on July 1 and 54 cases today. Six cases were deleted due to data corrections, bringing the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 56,306. Of these 145 new cases, 11 are in the Southern Health – Santé Sud health region, including two in Steinbach. and one in the district of Hanover. The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 5.4% provincially and 4.8% in Winnipeg.
Of the 54 cases reported today, COVID-19 data shows:
- nine new cases in Interlake East Health Region;
- five new cases in the northern health region;
- six new cases in Prairie Mountain Health Region;
- 11 new cases in the Southern Health – Santé Sud health region; and
- 23 new cases in the Winnipeg health region.
The data also shows:
- 1,098 active cases and 54,013 people who have recovered from COVID-19;
- 163 Manitobans hospitalized with COVID-19 in Manitoba and neighboring provinces, including:
– 66 people hospitalized in Manitoba with active COVID-19 as well as 91 people hospitalized with COVID-19 who are no longer contagious, for a total of 157 hospitalizations;
- a total of 49 Manitoba patients receiving intensive care for COVID-19, including:
– 17 people in intensive care units in Manitoba with active COVID-19 as well as 26 people with COVID-19 who are no longer contagious but continue to require intensive care, for a total of 43 intensive care patients in Manitoba; and
– six Manitoban patients in intensive care units outside the province, all in Ontario;
- 36 patients who previously received intensive care unit out of province have now returned to Manitoba hospitals for additional care; and
– no COVID-19 patient was transported out of the province for treatment yesterday;
- 1,285 lab tests were performed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests performed since early February 2020 to 833,702; and
- the total number of deaths among people with COVID-19 is 1,147.
An outbreak has been declared in Unit M3 at St-Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg. The facility has been moved to critical level (red) on the #RestartMB pandemic response system. Outbreaks have been declared over at Carman Memorial Hospital in Carman and Eastview Place Personal Care Home in Altona.
Possible exposure locations are listed online by region on the province’s #RestartMB Pandemic Response System web page. For up-to-date information on possible public exposures to COVID-19 in the regions, visit www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/updates/flights.html#event and click on your region.
Additional data on variants of concern is updated Tuesday through Saturday at https://geoportal.gov.mb.ca/. Data related to COVID-19, outbreaks and some downloadable and historical data can also be found on this site.
For up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Manitoba, including the online screening tool, test criteria and locations, self-isolation requirements, public health fundamentals, and level d Provincial Response to the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System, visit www.manitoba .ca / COVID19.