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Friday, January 28, 2022

In Manitoba, 478 cases of COVID-19 were identified over 3 days, with 8 deaths

Manitoba has reported 478 new COVID-19 cases and eight deaths

Key takeaways:

  • Manitoba has reported 478 new cases of COVID-19 and eight deaths in the last three days.
  • There are 55 unvaccinated people in the hospital with active COVID-19, 31 fully vaccinated people, and four partially vaccinated people.

Over the last 3 days, Manitoba has reported 478 new cases of COVID-19 and eight deaths.

According to the province, there were 163 cases on Saturday, 163 on Sunday, and 152 on Monday.

With 160 new cases in the last three days, the Winnipeg health region led the way, followed by the Southern Health region with 120 new cases.

Over three days, the Northern Health Region received 118 new cases, while the Prairie Mountain Health Region received 45 and the Interlake-Eastern Health Region received 35.

More than half of the deaths reported in the last three days occurred in the Southern Health region, with the province’s lowest COVID-19 vaccine uptake.

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A guy in his 70s from the Interlake-Eastern health region, a guy in his 80s from the Winnipeg health region, and a guy and a lady in their 80s from the Southern Health region were among the four people who died on Saturday.

3 more fatalities were reported on Sunday: a man in his seventies from the Winnipeg health region and two men in their eighties and nineties from the Southern health region.

The death of a man in his 60s was reported from the Southern Health region on Monday.

In Manitoba, 1,353 people have died as a result of COVID-19. There are currently 1,700 active COVID-19 cases.

There have been no more cases of the B.1.1.529 omicron variant reported. The province’s total number of omicron cases remains at five.

COVID-19 has so far resulted in the recovery of 66,926 people.

On Monday, 142 Manitobans were hospitalized with COVID-19, the same as on Friday, with 34 in intensive care, down one from Friday.

There are 55 unvaccinated people in the hospital with active COVID-19, 31 fully vaccinated people, and four partially vaccinated people.

When COVID-19 patients are in the ICU, 24 are unvaccinated, one is fully vaccinated, and one is partially vaccinated.

In Manitoba, the five-day test positivity rate is 5.7 percent, the same as before the weekend. In Winnipeg, the rate is 3.7 percent.

On Sunday, a total of 2,510 COVID-19 tests were performed.

Manitoba has reported 478 new COVID-19 cases and eight deaths
Manitoba has reported 478 new COVID-19 cases and eight deaths. Image from CTV News

Infection in a school

ACCORDING TO PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS, a COVID-19 outbreak has been declared in Assiniboine School’s Grade 5 class in Winnipeg.

The school has been placed on the province’s pandemic response system’s orange or restricted level.

Several outbreaks have been declared to be over:

  • Rehab unit at Portage District General Hospital.
  • 4 North Surgery Unit, Grace Hospital.
  • Seven Oaks General Hospital, Geri-rehab unit, 4 units 8-12.
  • Medical unit at Selkirk Regional Health Centre.
  • Arborg Personal Care Home is a facility that provides personal care to its residents.

According to the province, 83.4 percent of eligible Manitobans had received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as of Monday, and 78 percent were fully vaccinated.

The province has given 42,693 first doses to children aged five to eleven, accounting for 34.1 percent of the total number of children in this age group.

Source: CBC News

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