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Friday, January 28, 2022

On Wednesday, Manitoba added 206 new cases of COVID-19, and also two new deaths

On Wednesday, Manitoba reported 206 new COVID-19 cases

Key takeaways:

  • Manitoba health officials announced 206 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.
  • 24 people in the ICU have not been vaccinated, one who has been fully vaccinated, and one who has been partially vaccinated.

On Wednesday, Manitoba health officials announced 206 new cases of COVID-19.

The total number of active cases in the province now stands at 1,779.

With 78 new cases, Winnipeg led the way, followed by the Southern Health Region with 73, the Prairie Mountain Health Region with 23, the Interlake-Eastern Health Region with 17, and the Northern Health Region with 13.

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96 of the new cases had been fully vaccinated, 92 had not been vaccinated, and 18 had received at least one dose of the vaccine.

Manitoba has a 6.2 percent five-day test positivity rate, while Winnipeg has a 4.4 percent rate.

One more case of the Omicron variant was discovered in Manitoba, bringing six cases to six.

A total of 1,357 people have died as a result of the disaster.

On Wednesday, Manitoba reported 206 new COVID-19 cases
On Wednesday, Manitoba reported 206 new COVID-19 cases. Image from CTV News

In his 60s died at Prairie Mountain Health, and another man in his 70s died at the Interlake-Eastern Health Region.

The province also provided additional information on the two deaths reported on Tuesday. In his fifties from Winnipeg, a man from the Interlake-Eastern Health Region was among them.

COVID has caused 139 patients in Manitoba hospitals to require medical attention; 88 people are still infectious.

There are 34 people in the ICU, 26 of whom have active COVID-19.

53 active cases have not been vaccinated, 30 fully vaccinated, and five have received at least one dose.

24 people in the ICU have not been vaccinated, one who has been fully vaccinated, and one who has been partially vaccinated.

Source: CTV News

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