- In the first example, a woman in her fifties was concerned about an unidentified variation.
- According to health authorities, Manitobans are being cautioned about two COVID-19 outbreaks in the province.
COVID-19 has claimed the lives of 4 more people in Manitoba.
On Monday, the province’s death toll stood at 1,273.
On Sunday, three people died, two of them in the Interlake-Eastern Health Region. The first case involved a lady in her 50s who was concerned about an undisclosed variant. The second case involved a woman in her 100s who was likewise concerned about an unspecified variant.
A lady in her 90s from the Prairie Mountain Health Region died on Sunday due to an unexplained variation.
A man in his 80s from the Southern Health Region died in the fourth death on Monday.
The weekend was also an infectious one, with 399 new instances documented since Friday; 140 on Saturday, 102 on Sunday, and 157 on Monday.
There are 1,499 ongoing COVID-19 cases in Manitoba, with a five-day test positivity rate of 5.9% across the province and 3.1 per cent in Winnipeg.
The following is a list of Monday’s cases:
- In the Southern Health Region, 72 people were not fully vaccinated, with 41 unvaccinated.
- In Winnipeg, 36 people have not been properly vaccinated, with 17 of them being unvaccinated.
- Thirty-one in the Northern Health Region, with thirteen of them not fully vaccinated;
- In the Prairie Mountain Health Region, there are 12 people, eight of whom are not fully vaccinated; and
- Six animals were found in the Interlake-Eastern Health Region, two of which were not fully vaccinated.
Hospitals are still swamped with COVID-19 patients, with 146 receiving treatment and 111 remaining contagious.
There are also 31 persons in the ICU, with 24 of them suffering from COVID.
In the hospital, 60 active cases have not been immunised, 47 have been fully vaccinated, and four have been partially vaccinated.
Twenty-one patients in the ICU are unvaccinated, while three are completely vaccinated.
The province administered 2,589 exams on Sunday, bringing the total to 1,132,908 since February 2020.
Manitobans are being warned about two COVID-19 outbreaks in the province, according to health experts.
The first occurred in the Dialysis Unit of the Portage District General Hospital in Portage la Prairie.
On the Pandemic Response System, the facility has been upgraded to red or critical status.
There’s also been an outbreak at Winnipeg’s Westdale School. The outbreak is affecting the 6-1 cohort. The class has been shifted to online learning, and the school is now on the Pandemic Response System’s level orange or restricted.
Source: CTV News
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