One additional death from Covid-19 in Manitoba July 30

45 new cases in Manitoba Friday, July 30, Manitoba now at 542 active cases

July 30, 2021, 1:36 pm


Public health officials advise one new death in a person with COVID-19 is being reported today:
• a female in her 60s from Southern Health–Santé Sud health region.

The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 2.3 per cent provincially and 1.4 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30 a.m. today, 46 new cases of the virus have been identified. However, one case has been removed due to data correction. This brings the net-new number of cases today to 45 and the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 57,593.

Of the 46 cases reported today, the COVID-19 data shows:
• 12 new cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region;
• 17 new cases in the Northern health region;
• one new case in the Prairie Mountain Health region;
• four new cases in the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region; and
• 12 new cases in the Winnipeg health region.

There are currently 127 active cases in the Winnipeg region, 53 active cases in the Southern Health Region, 238 cases in the Interlake Eastern Health Region, 82 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:
• 542 active cases and 55,873 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19;
• 93 Manitobans hospitalized with COVID-19, including 34 people with active COVID-19, as well as 59 people who are no longer infectious;
• a total of 25 Manitoba patients receiving intensive care for COVID-19, including nine people in intensive care units with active COVID-19, as well as 16 people who are no longer infectious but continue to require critical care;
• 1,613 laboratory tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 873,199; and
• the total number of deaths in people with COVID-19 is 1,178.

The outbreak at Marie Thorarinson Estates Assisted Living Facility in Arborg has been declared over.

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