Manitoba reports three deaths, 41 new COVID-19 cases on Monday


Three more people in Manitoba have died with COVID-19 as the province reports 41 new COVID-19 cases – the majority of which are among the unvaccinated.

On Monday, the province reported the deaths of two women in their 70s from the Interlake-Eastern health region, and a woman in her 60s from the Winnipeg health region whose death was linked to the Delta variant (B.1.617.2).

The total number of deaths in Manitoba is now 1,202.

Along with the deaths, the province reported 41 cases. Of these cases, 30 are unvaccinated, two are partially vaccinated and nine are full vaccinated.

Of the new cases, 21 cases are from Southern Health, 12 are from Winnipeg, five in the Prairie Mountain Health Region, two in the Northern Health Region and one from the Interlake-Eastern Health Region.

This brings the total number of cases in Manitoba to 59,368, including 569 active cases and 57,597 recoveries. Eight cases have been removed from the total due to a data correction.

The five-day test positivity rate is 3.2 per cent in the province and 1.6 per cent in Winnipeg.

There are currently 69 Manitobans in hospital with COVID-19, 29 of which have active COVID. There are also 14 people in ICU, seven with active COVID.

On Sunday, 1,739 tests were completed, pushing the total to 951,975 since February 2020.

This is a developing story. More details to come.

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