Manitoba Daily

Monday, December 6, 2021

Manitoba has had a terrible day, with 5 COVID-19 deaths and 179 new cases

Key takeaways:

  • The death toll in Manitoba rose to five on Thursday, with one of the dead being a man in his 30s.
  • With 69 new cases, the Southern Health Region continues to lead the way, followed by Winnipeg with 43. 
  • Two recent school outbreaks have been reported in Manitoba, one in Brandon and one in Winnipeg.

On Thursday, Manitoba’s death toll increased by five, one of the victims being a man in his 30s.

This puts the overall number of people killed by the epidemic to 1,281.

Three people died in Winnipeg: a guy in his 30s, a woman in her 70s, and a man in his 70s, all of whom were related to the Delta variation.

The other two deaths, a man in his 80s and a woman in her 80s, occurred in the Southern Health Region and were linked to the epidemic at Third Crossing Manor.

The province also released more information concerning the deaths that occurred on Tuesday and Wednesday.

A lady in her 90s died in the Prairie Mountain Health Region on Tuesday due to an unnamed variety of concerns, and she was a victim of the outbreak at the Benito Personal Care home.

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A person in his 70s from Prairie Mountain and a man in his 60s from the Southern Health Region died on Wednesday.

Another 179 cases of COVID-19 were discovered, bringing the total number of cases to 66,184. There are presently 1,404 active cases in Manitoba.

Unvaccinated people accounted for 94 new cases, followed by 77 fully vaccinated people and eight partially vaccinated Manitobans.

With 69 new cases, the Southern Health Region continues to lead the way, followed by Winnipeg with 43. There were 32 instances in the Northern Health Region, 28 in the Prairie Mountain Health Region, and seven in the Interlake-Eastern Health Region.

The five-day test positivity rate in Manitoba is 5.4 per cent, while it is 2.9 per cent in Winnipeg.

COVID patients continue to be in high numbers in hospitals, with 157 cases currently active.

There are 30 instances in the ICU, with 24 persons still infected.

There are 57 unvaccinated active cases in Manitoba hospitals, 47 fully vaccinated cases, and seven partially vaccinated cases.

19 patients in the ICU have not been vaccinated, and five have been fully vaccinated.

3,682 tests were completed on Wednesday, increasing the total to 1,141,753 since February 2020.

Manitoba has had a terrible day, with 5 COVID-19 deaths and 179 new cases

DAYS OFF IN SCHOOLS AND CARE HOMES

According to the province, two new school outbreaks have been reported in Manitoba, one in Brandon and one in Winnipeg.

In Brandon, an outbreak affects a grade 4/5 class, while in Winnipeg, an outbreak affects a grade 2 class at Ecole Sacre-Coeur.

Those lessons have been relocated to remote learning, and the schools are now on the pandemic response system’s restricted or orange status.

There have also been two further outbreaks, one at the Amber Meadow Retirement Home in Winnipeg and the other at the Arborg Personal Care Home in Arborg.

On the pandemic response system, both facilities have been upgraded to red or critical status.

Source: CTV News

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