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Friday, January 28, 2022

On Tuesday, Manitoba reported 128 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths

Key takeaways:

  • On Tuesday, Manitoba confirmed 128 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths from the disease.
  • The five-day test positivity rate in the province jumped slightly to 5.2 percent, up from 5.1 percent the day before.

Manitoba reported 128 new COVID-19 cases and four fatalities from the condition on Tuesday.

The Southern Health region leads in all categories, accounting for 66 of the most recent cases and three of the fatalities.

The other death occurred in the Prairie Mountain Health region, which is home to 11 new cases.

There are 30 instances in the Winnipeg health region, 13 in the Northern Health Region, and eight in the Interlake-Eastern Health Region.

The overall number of deaths in Manitoba since the beginning of the epidemic is now 1,319.

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More particular information regarding the most recent deaths — gender, age, links to outbreaks of viral variations — is as yet unavailable. The Manitoba government no longer holds press conferences or distributes press releases on Tuesdays to update case counts; however, some information is available online.

69 (54 percent) of the 128 cases reported Tuesday are in persons who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19, and 7 are in persons who have been vaccinated (5 percent are in people who have been partially vaccinated).

The remaining 52% (41%) are in people who have been fully immunized.

The province’s dashboards do not yet show the number of recent hospitalizations or the number of patients in intensive care units.

On Monday, the five-day test positivity rate in the province jumped slightly to 5.2 percent, up from 5.1 percent the day before.

There has been no update on Winnipeg’s rate, which was 2.7 percent on Monday.

Manitoba reports 128 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths

Cases at school

The province’s school data dashboard shows that the total number of COVID-19 instances linked to school-age children or school employees since classes began on September 7 is now 1,522.

That’s a 121-percentage-point gain from the latest update on November 25.

There are 1,301 student cases and 221 staff cases in the most recent numbers. A total of 360 schools have reported one or more incidents.

There have been 350 incidents in the last 14 days, spanning 159 schools, with 292 student and 58 staff cases. In all, the province has 817 schools.

This section will take you to a map of recent student or school personnel cases.

On Monday, 1,875 laboratory tests were completed, increasing the total to 1,173,932 for the year.

A total of 2,167,199 coronavirus vaccine doses had been delivered in the province, with another 2,395 doses set to be provided on Tuesday.

In addition, anyone aged 18 or older can now receive a third treatment if it has been at least 6 months since the previous one.

According to the provincial vaccine dashboard, 87.8% of Manitobans aged 12 and older had received one dose of coronavirus vaccine, and 85.3 percent had had both as of Tuesday.

The percentage of children aged five to eleven vaccinated has not yet been included in the data. The province did not know how many of the approximately 125,000 children in that age bracket had received their first vaccination.

Source: CBC News

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