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230 New COVID-19 Cases in Manitoba on Thursday; 2 Deaths

April 29, 2021 12:35 PM | News

WINNIPEG — Manitoba reported 230 new cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on Thursday, bringing the provincial total to 38,439.

Two additional deaths were also reported:

• A woman in her 50s from Northern health region
• A man in his 60s from Northern health region

Health officials say there are 2,263 active cases, 35,203 people have recovered, and 80 people are in the hospital with active COVID-19 cases, including 28 in the intensive care unit. The death toll in the province is 973.

Thursday’s cases include:

• 5 cases in the Interlake–Eastern health region
• 11 cases in the Northern health region
• 23 cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region
• 14 cases in the Southern Health region
• 177 cases in the Winnipeg health region

2,941 laboratory tests were completed yesterday, bringing the total number of lab tests completed since early February 2020 to 656,519.

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.