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Public health officials advise 10 additional deaths due to COVID-19

By: Dan Everett
Posted: November 21, 2020 13:36

The deaths include:

a male in his 30s from the Winnipeg health region;
•    a male in his 60s from the Northern health region;
•    a female in her 70s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the outbreak at Parkview Place;
•    a male in his 70s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the outbreak at Misericordia Health Centre's Transitional Care Unit;
•    a male in his 70s from the Winnipeg health region;
•    a female in her 80s from Southern Health-Santé Sud and linked to the outbreak at the Bridgepark Manor assisted living facility;   
•    a male in his 80s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the outbreak at the Holy Family Home;
•    a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the outbreak at Maples Long Term Care Home;
•    a male in his 90s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the outbreak at Maples Long Term Care Home; and
•    a female in her 100s from Prairie Mountain Health and linked to the outbreak at the Gilbert Plains personal care home.

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 13.8 per cent provincially and 13.6 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m., 387 new cases of the virus have been identified. However, two cases were removed due to error, for a net total of 385 new cases. This brings the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 13,304.

Today’s data shows:
•    26 cases in the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority;
•    34 cases in the Northern health region;
•    15 cases in Prairie Mountain Health;
•    94 cases in Southern Health-Santé Sud; and
•    218 cases in the Winnipeg health region.

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