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Friday, January 28, 2022

On Tuesday, 164 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Manitoba, with two deaths

On Tuesday, 164 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Manitoba.

Key takeaways:

  • The Winnipeg health region has the highest number of new cases, with 73. The Southern Health region comes in second with 36.
  • Manitoba’s seven-day average daily case count has risen to 174. The fourth wave has reached a new high.

On Tuesday, Manitoba reported 164 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths.

With 73 new cases, the Winnipeg health region has the highest number of new cases. Next, with 36, is the Southern Health region.

There are 28 health regions in the Northern Health Region, 17 in the Prairie Mountain Health Region, and ten in the Interlake-Eastern Health Region.

1 casualty was reported in each of the Winnipeg and Interlake-Eastern regions.

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There is currently no specific information about the most recent deaths, such as gender, age, or links to outbreaks of virus variants. Although some figures are available online, the Manitoba government no longer holds news conferences or issues press releases on Tuesdays to update case numbers.

Since the pandemic began, 1,355 people in Manitoba have died.

COVID-19 has infected 135 Manitobans, down from 135 on Monday. The number of individuals in intensive care units is still at 34, which is the same as on Monday.

The five-day test positivity rate in the province increased to 6% from 5.7 percent on Monday. The rate in Winnipeg, which was 3.7 percent on Monday, has not been updated.

Manitoba’s seven-day average daily case count has risen to 174. The fourth wave has reached a new high.

61 (37%) of the 164 cases reported Tuesday are in people who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19, while 15 (9%) are in people who have been partially vaccinated. The remaining 88 percent (54 percent) are found in people who have been fully vaccinated.

On Tuesday, Manitoba reported 164 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths
On Tuesday, Manitoba reported 164 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths. Image from CBC News

However, the caseload favors those who have not been vaccinated regarding the severity of symptoms.

Sixty-four percent of people hospitalized with active COVID-19 are unvaccinated, while 32 percent are fully vaccinated.

And, of the patients in intensive care being treated for active COVID-19, 92% are unvaccinated, 4% are partially vaccinated, and 4% are fully vaccinated.

There were 103 patients in Manitoba’s intensive care units as of midnight. This applies to patients who are receiving both COVID and non-COVID treatment.

Before COVID, the critical care program’s baseline capacity was 72 patients.

Cases from the School

According to the province’s school data dashboard, since classes began on September 7, there have been 1,983 COVID-19 cases linked to schools.

That’s a 160 percent increase since Thursday.

There are 1,698 student cases and 285 staff cases. A total of 416 schools have reported one or more incidents.

There have been 433 cases in the last 14 days, with 377 cases involving students and 56 cases involving staff, spread across 170 schools. In the province, there are 817 schools.

This link will take you to a map of school-related cases in the last 14 days.

According to the provincial vaccine dashboard, 83.7 percent of eligible Manitobans had received one dose of coronavirus vaccine, and 78 percent had received both doses as of Tuesday.

The first and second doses are now available to anyone over five.

In total, 2,369,451 doses have been administered in the province.

Source: CBC News

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