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No new COVID-19 cases in Prairie Mountain Health over weekend

By: Harry Callaghan
Posted: February 22, 2021 08:46

A total of 153 province-wide

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There were 153 new COVID-19 cases across Manitoba over the weekend - none in Prairie Mountain Health.

There were also 5 additional deaths. 

Also in PMH -  7 people were in hospital - one in the ICU -  and in Brandon 10 cases remain active.  

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 5.3% provincially and 4.1% in Winnipeg. 

Sunday's government release also noted:

-1,180 active cases and 29,322 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19; 

-77 people in hospital with active COVID-19 as well as 131 people in hospital with COVID-19 who are no longer infectious but continue to require care, for a total of 208 hospitalizations; 

-13 people in intensive care units with active COVID-19 as well as 18 people with COVID-19 who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care, for a total of 31 ICU patients; 

-the total number of deaths in people with COVID-19 is 884; and

-the total number of confirmed variant of concern cases is four. 

Laboratory testing numbers show 2,024 tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 512,566.

For up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Manitoba, visit www.manitoba.ca/COVID19

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