No additional deaths from Covid-19 in Manitoba July 27

20 new cases in Manitoba Tuesday, July 27, Manitoba now at 498 active cases

July 27, 2021, 2:00 pm


Public health officials advise no new deaths in people with COVID-19 are being reported today.

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 2.8 per cent provincially and 1.4 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 23 new cases of the virus have been identified. However, three cases have been removed due to data corrections. This brings the net-new number of cases today to 20 and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 57,476.

Of the 23 cases reported today, the COVID-19 data shows:
• four new cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region;
• two new cases in the Northern health region;
• two new cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• six new cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and
• nine new cases in the Winnipeg health region.

There are currently 136 active cases in the Winnipeg region, 57 active cases in the Southern Health Region, 200 cases in the Interlake Eastern Health Region, 63 in the Northern Health Region, and 42 in the Prairie Mountain Health Region, which includes Brandon and all of southwest Manitoba. In the Souris River District within Prairie Mountain, which includes the Elkhorn, Virden, Reston, and Melita areas, there are currently 0 active cases.

Today’s data also shows:
• 498 active cases and 55,806 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19;
• 107 Manitobans hospitalized with COVID-19 including 36 people with active COVID-19 as well as 71 people who are no longer infectious;
• a total of 27 Manitoba patients receiving intensive care for COVID-19 including 10 people in intensive care units with active COVID-19 as well as 17 people who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care;
• 1,070 laboratory tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 868,098; and
• the total number of deaths in people with COVID-19 is 1,172.

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