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Sunday Covid-19 Update

By: Dan Everett
Posted: November 22, 2020 15:43

Public health officials advise 12 additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today, including:

  • a male in his 40’s from Winnipeg;
  • a male in his 60’s from Winnipeg, linked to the Victoria General Hospital outbreak;
  • a female in her 70s from Winnipeg;
  • a male in his 70s from Winnipeg;
  • a male in his 80s from Winnipeg;
  • a female in her 80s from Winnipeg;
  • a female in her 80s from Winnipeg, linked to the Parkview Place outbreak;
  • a female in her 80s from Winnipeg linked to the Maples Long-Term Care Home outbreak;
  • a male in his 90s from Winnipeg;
  • a male in his 90s from Winnipeg, linked to the Beacon Hill Lodge outbreak;
  • a female in her 90s from Winnipeg; and
  • a female in her 90s from Winnipeg, linked to the St. Norbert Personal Care Home outbreak.

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 13.7 per cent provincially and 13.4 per cent in Winnipeg, and 243 new cases of the virus have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. This brings the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 13,544.

Today’s data shows:

  • 14 cases in the Interlake-Eastern health region;
  • 29 cases in the Northern health region;
  • 16 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
  • 49 cases in the Southern Health-Santé Sud health region; and
  • 135 cases in the Winnipeg health region.

The data also shows:

  • 8,122 active cases and 5,193 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19;
  • there are 288 people in hospital with 52 people in intensive care; and
  • the number of deaths due to COVID-19 is 229.

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