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82 New COVID-19 Cases in Manitoba on Saturday; 4 Deaths

February 6, 2021 12:31 PM | News


WINNIPEG — Manitoba reported 82 new cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on Saturday, bringing the provincial total to 30,158.

Four additional deaths were also announced:

• A man in his 40s from the Winnipeg health region
• A woman in her 50s from the Northern health region
• A man in his 80s from the Winnipeg health region
• A woman in her 90s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the outbreak at Concordia Place Personal Care Home

Health officials say there are 3,309 active cases, 26,007 people have recovered, and 101 people are in the hospital with active COVID-19 cases, including 23 in the intensive care unit. The death toll in the province is 842.

Saturday’s cases include:

• 6 cases in Interlake–Eastern health region
• 26 cases in the Northern health region
• 8 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region
• 6 cases in the Southern Health region
• 36 cases in the Winnipeg health region

Laboratory testing numbers show 1,529 tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 488,064.

Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms is encouraged to use the online screening tool to determine whether they meet the necessary criteria to attend a community testing site.

Further information on COVID-19 can be found at Manitoba.ca/covid19.