Provinces Record 2,154 COVID Cases Over Weekend

Manitoba recorded 675 more cases of COVID-19 on Monday, including 71 at Prairie Mountain Health.

The province’s COVID-19 dashboard listed 547 active cases for the region, including 18 in hospital including five with active COVID, as well as five in intensive care with one with active COVID.

There were 488 new cases reported in Winnipeg, 62 in Southern Health, 32 in Interlake-Eastern and 22 in Northern Health.

The province recorded 1,479 additional cases on Saturday and Sunday.

Authorities also announced eight more deaths, bringing the death toll to 1,378.

Three of the deaths occurred on Saturday: a woman in her 50s from Prairie Mountain Health, a man in her 20s from Southern Health and a man in his 50s from Southern Health. The 90-year-old woman and the 20-year-old man were both linked to an unspecified variant.

There were two deaths on Sunday, including a woman in her sixties from Southern Health and a man in his thirties from Winnipeg.

All of the deaths reported on Monday are from Southern Health: a man in his 30s, a man in his 40s and a man in his 60s.

The five-day test’s positivity also stands at 19 percent for the province.

»Brandon’s Sun

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